The following incidents were listed among the official reports of local law enforcement agencies and court clerks. Readers are reminded that an arrest or charge does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
9:25 a.m. Burglary to vehicle -- 200 block of North 44th Street. The vehicle owner/victim reported sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered her unlocked vehicle and property was stolen.
9:45 a.m. Attempted purse snatching -- Boost Mobile, 4701 W. Main St. An employee/victim was unlocking the door to the business. A subject (black, male, 20s, light skinned, black stocking cap, black puffy coat, blue jeans) attempted to take her purse from her shoulder. The victim pushed the suspect away. He fled from the area on foot.
12:20 p.m. Theft -- 100 block of North 36th Street. The victim reported sometime within the past week four unknown males removed steel hand rails from his home.
5:51 p.m. Aggravated battery -- South Side Park, 800 S. Sixth St. Officers responded to the park for a report of a fight. No subject(s) or victim(s) could be located. Officers were later dispatched to an area hospital and met with the victim. She reported fighting with the suspect earlier in the park. The victim alleged she was battered by the suspect and later struck by the suspect's vehicle as she left the park.
6:41 p.m. Battery -- First block of South 57th Street. The victim reported she was allegedly battered by a suspect knwn to her. The victim signed a nontraffic citation for battery.
7:22 p.m. Trespass, criminal damage to property -- First block of North 45th Street. The victim reported her ex-boyfriend/suspect allegedly broke a window and gained access to the residence.
8:53 p.m. Theft-- 2000 block of East C Street. The victim reported a former friend/suspect allegedly stole U.S. currency and property from the residence.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
3:15 a.m. Criminal damage to property -- 1000 block of Cool Valley Drive. The victim reported her ex-boyfriend/suspect was allegedly observed running from the residence. The victim then discovered the sliding glass door and screen were damaged.
6:58 a.m. Burglary to vehicle -- 700 block of East McKinley. Unknown suspect entered the victim's vehicle on March 22 during the night time hours and stole change and a carton of cigarettes.
1:23 p.m. Residential burglary -- 400 block Dutch Hollow Road. Unknown suspects kicked in the front door of the residence. The suspects rummaged through multiple rooms stealing several items.
2:03 p.m. Domestic battery -- 1800 block of West Main. Suspect was arrested for striking his wife in the back of the head with his fists and pushing her over a baby gate. Suspect was held pending further investigation.
2:17 p.m. Residential burglary -- 100 block of North 37th Street. Victim reported between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., unknown suspect(s) forced entry to the rear door of the residence. The suspect(s) rummaged through numerous rooms stealing electronic items and jewelry.
2:53 p.m. Burglary -- 500 block of East McKinley. Unknown suspects entered victim's unlocked shed and stole items. The incident occurred between March 21 and March 22.
4:32 p.m. Disorderly conduct, fighting -- 4700 block of Bier. Suspects Moses D. Hammond, 22, Deandrea I. Hammond, 21, Antoine L. Johnson, 20, and Andrew K. Gilford, 21, were all arrested for fighting each other. They were all held pending bond.
5:21 p.m. Burglary -- 700 block of Annex. Victim reported that an unknown suspect entered her unlocked shed and removed a silver woman's mountain bike.
8:02 p.m. Retail theft -- Family Dollar, 6401 W. Main St. Employees reported a male, approximately 50 years of age, entered the store and placed items in a backpack from the store.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23
1:05 a.m. Possession of cannabis, intent to deliver, driving under the influence -- 1000 block South Illinois. A suspect was stopped after an ISPERN broadcast of a DUI driver on Illinois 15. An officer located the vehicle on Illinois 15 traveling 15 mph. The driver was found to be intoxicated and placed in custody. A large bag of cannabis was found inside the car. Driver refused a BA test and was transferred to St. Clair County Jail.
5:34 p.m. Theft -- 400 block of North 37th Street. Victim reported that she had U.S. currency taken from the residence. Victim reported leaving home with her parents for a short time period. After returning she discovered some of the money missing.
6:53 p.m. Theft -- 900 block of North Church. Victim reported that he discovered items missing from the bed of his truck. Victim suspects a person known to him who visited his house earlier in the day.
7:44 p.m. Suspicious incident, suspicious subject -- Henry Raab School, 400 S. 13th St. Two students reported that they observed a gold, four-door Pontiac Grand Prix drive by them several times while they played on the playground at the school. The male was described as a white, male, 40s, with a black mustache, black hair. The car pulled away and approached a second group of juveniles on Union before leaving the area. No plate information could be obtained. The vehicle was gone on arrival.
8:24 p.m. Aggravated assault -- BP Amoco, 1301 S. 74th St. Victim reported that he was at BP Amoco when an old acquaintance saw him and argued about owed money. The acquaintance got a bottle from his car and began swinging it at the victim. Suspect was gone on arrival.
8:52 p.m. Possession of cannabis, drug paraphernalia, fugitive -- 200 block of Gettysburg. Eddie Moffett, 24, and Gregory Williams, 25, were arrested after an officer attempted traffic stop of the vehicle. The vehicle stopped behind an apartment complex on Gettysburg. Cannabis and drug paraphernalia were found on both subjects. Williams (driver) also had outstanding warrants. Both were held for bond.
9:27 p.m. Disorderly conduct -- 300 block of Kansas. Victim reported that he was walking in the roadway with his fiancee and the couple's 6-month-old daughter when suspect came out from his residence and began yelling profanities and taunting the victim. Victim stated the same type of incident occurred approximately one week ago. A nontraffic citation was signed.
10:22 p.m. Indecent exposure -- 1200 block of West Main. Derrick Wells, 35, was observed by an officer urinating on the side of a building. Wells was taken into custody, processed and held pending bond.
11:59 p.m. Drunkenness, criminal trespass to vehicle, attempted vehicle theft, criminal damage to state property -- Circle K. 6001 W. Main. Officers responded to Circle K at 6001 W. Main for an intoxicated male on the lot whom the store wanted removed. Arriving officers were advised Marlon Davis, 27, had entered a patron's car and started to drive off before stopping when confronted by the vehicle owner. Davis was taken into custody and processed and held at headquarters.
SUNDAY, MARCH 24
12:54 a.m. Criminal damage to vehicle -- 200 block of South Woodcrest. Victim reported that a subject visiting with him and other friends left the house after an argument. While the suspect was leaving, victim observed the subject damage his vehicle.
2:10 a.m. Driving under the influence -- South Belt East at Freeburg Avenue. Victoria Burdett, 21, was arrested after officers responded to a traffic accident. Burdett was found to be intoxicated and taken into custody. She was held for bond.
4:48 a.m. Aggravated battery -- St. Elizabeth Hospital ER, 211 S. Third St., Shawn Tiemann, 25, was transported to St. Elizabeth's from QuikTrip after he was found intoxicated on the lot. He requested EMS. Tiemann grabbed a nurse's wrist while being treated in the ER. No injuries reported at this time. Tiemann was held pending further investigation.
11:26 a.m. Criminal damage to vehicle, battery, disorderly conduct --100 block of South 34th Street. Arrested for all three charges was Jamie K. Foster, 25. Foster posted bond and was released.
12:43 p.m. Domestic battery -- 100 block of North Indiana. Juvenile battered her ex-boyfriend.
4:41 p.m. Burglary -- Southern Illinois Pulmonary Services, 340 W. Lincoln, Suite 300. The reporting party stated St. Elizabeth's security discovered forced entry to Southern Illinois Pulmonary Services. U.S. currency was reported missing from one of the offices.
7:29 p.m. Aggravated domestic battery -- First block of North 31st Street. Victim reported arguing with ex-boyfriend/suspect. Victim alleged the suspect kocked and held her down by her arms. The disturbance took place in the presence of victim's daughter and cousin. The suspect was located on a traffic stop and held for investigation.
MONDAY, MARCH 25
6:24 a.m. Theft over -- Walmart, 2601 Greenmount Commons. Loss prevention at Walmart stated at 1:38 a.m. the suspect entered the business and pried open a drawer and stole U.S. currency. The suspect left through the grocery doors.
6:55 a.m. Vehicle burglary -- 200 block of North Fourth Street. Victim stated unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle by shattering the driver's side door. The burglary occurred between 8:30 p.m. March 24 and 6:40 a.m. March 35. Stereo equipment was stolen from vehicle.
10:01 a.m. Burglary -- OB/GYN office, 300 W. Lincoln, Suite. 300. Sometime over the weekend person(s) unknown forced open the office door to gain entry. Once inside the subject(s) unknown rummaged through all of the drawers. Nothing reported missing at this time.
1:50 p.m. Attempted residential burglary --1600 block of North Church Street. A 12-year-old female was home from school, due to the weather. She heard someone knocking on the back door. She did not answer. Shortly after the knocking stopped a male began kicking the door. The suspect(s) were scared off and possibly fled from the area in a large older model, gold-colored vehicle.
4:50 p.m. Theft, possible forgery -- 4918 W. Main St. The victim alleged the suspects (former tenants) stole, signed and cashed checks which belonged to all of the tenants of the house to pay their bills and the rent. The suspects also reportedly took generic withdrawal slips and withdrew money from the tenant's savings account.
5:49 p.m. Domestic battery -- The suspect was arrested and brought to headquarters for domestic battery from the first block of South 76th Street. The suspect allegedly struck his girlfriend in the face. He was held pending charges.
6:19 p.m. Theft under -- 4900 block of West Main Street. Suspects known to the victim allegedly stole a ring from the victim's residence while they were visiting. Victim noticed the ring missing after they left.
7:24 p.m. Battery -- 1100 block of Dawn Drive. Victim reported that suspect threw an aerosol can striking her in the back of the head. The victim's mother signed a non traffic citation for battery. The suspect was gone on arrival.
11:30 p.m. Attempted financial exploitation of the elderly --Frist block of Garnett Drive. Reporting person stated that she saw a male outside of her mtother's residence. When she asked him what he was doing, he told her that her mother was going to take him to the credit union to get money. Reporting person told the male that her mother was not going to take him. The male left on foot and was described as black, approximately 6 feet, 2 inches tall, mid 30s, chubby and introducted himself as "Deno."
TUESDAY, MARCH 26
11:10 a.m. Criminal damage to vehicle -- 200 block of South 18th Street. Victim reported that sometime during the last 24 hours person(s) unknown smashed the window of his van.
4:05 p.m. Criminal damage to vehicle -- 100 block of North Indiana. Victim reported that sometime during the night person(s) unknown smashed the reflector on his vehicle.
5:05 p.m. Battery -- 800 block of South Sixth Street. Victim reported that she and suspect were involved in a verbal dispute over the phone earlier in the day. Suspect came to victim's residence, pulled her hair and scratched her face. Suspect was gone on arrival.
6:44 p.m. Disorderly conduct -- 100 block of Arapaho Drive. Reporting person arrived at headquarters to report a suspect was sending inappropriate text messages to her 12-year-old daughter.
9:33 p.m. Possession of a conrolled substance, possession of hypodermic needles, syringes -- Town House Motel, 400 S. Illinois. Officers responded for a report of possible drug activity. Prescription medications and hypodermic needles/syringes were discovered in the room. A male suspect, occupant of the room, was taken into custody and transported to St. Clair County Jail.
9:58 p.m. Criminal damage to property, vehicle -- First block of North 82nd Street. Victim reported that he heard a vehicle pull up in front of his apartment building. When he looked outside, he saw his ex-friend, exit a green Chevrolet Trailblazer and strike the rear window of his black Dodge Charger with an unknown object. After breaking the rear window, the suspect fled the scene.
ST. CLAIR COUNTY FELONIES
MONDAY, APRIL 1
Gregory L. Harris Jr., 19, arrested on suspicion of aggravated domestic battery, domestic battery, bodily harm and interference reporting domestic violence on or about March 28 by Belleville police. Harris allegedly strangled Amber Watts, a family/household member, in that the defendant placed his hands around the throat of Watts, and applying pressure, impeded normal breathing or circulation of blood; made physical contact with Watts, a family/household member, in that the defendant struck Watts; after having committed an act of domestic violence by striking Watts, then took the phone from her, preventing her from calling 911 Emergency Telephone System and making a report to a law enforcement official.
Misty D. Yarber, 42, of 4150 Cedar Point, Raleigh, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a controlled substance on or about March 27 by Illinois State Police. Yarber allegedly had in her possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine.
Cornell S. Payton, 36, of 1704 Gay St., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession with intent to deliver cannabis and unlawful possession of cannabis on or about March 27 by CSX Transportation. Payton allegedly possessed with the intent to deliver more than 30 grams but less than 500 grams of a substance containing cannabis and knowingly and unlawfully possessed more than 30 grams but less than 500 grams of a substance containing cannabis.
Cameron Williams, 48, of 1200 Market Ave., Apt. 41D, East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a controlled substance on or about March 27 by CSX Transportation. Williams allegedly had in his possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine.
Tara A. Moore, 32, of 903 Wells, Caseyville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of credit/debit card between March 21 and March 23 by Shiloh police. Moore allegedly received from the custody/control of George Geiger, a credit/debit card, drawn on the Capital One Amalgamated Transit Union Master Card account of George/Bonnie Geiger, without the consent of George/Bonnie Geiger, with the intent to use card and the intent to defraud the issuer.
Jerrell D. Williams, 29, of 929 Cool Valley Drive, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of retail theft over $300 on or about March 29 by O'Fallon police. Williams allegedly took merchandise from Walmart, 1530 W. Highway 50, O'Fallon, being multiple iPad minis, total value in excess of $300.
Breanna M. Cruise, 17, of 807 St. Williams, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery in a public place/public way on or abour March 28 by Cahokia police. Cruise allegedly and while on a public way, the parking lot of the Penniman School, 300 Annunciation, Cahokia, knowingly caused bodily harm to Cleshay Adridge, in that she struck and kicked Aldridge about the head and body with her hands and feet.