Blotter 10/26/13

News-DemocratOctober 25, 2013 

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.

BELLEVILLE POLICE

MONDAY, OCT. 14

12:50 a.m. Criminal damage to property - 3900 block of West Main Street. Lorenzo Hill, 21, was arrested and taken into custody.

8:22 a.m. Theft of mislaid property - Circle K, 1001 E. Main St. The victim reported leaving his wallet on the counter after making a purchase. When he returned, the wallet was gone.

9:08 a.m. Animal neglect - First block of Periwinkle Circle. The reporting party stated a dog was in the residence barking and has not seen any activity at the residence in several days. Officers forced entry and the two dogs were secured by Animal Control.

1:55 p.m. Traffic stop, possession of a controlled substance - 5900 block of West Main Street. The occupants, two 44-year-old men, were arrested and taken into custody.

2:27 p.m. Theft, possession of burglary tools - 5400 block of North Belt West. A man, 31, was arrested and taken into custody.

5:56 p.m. Domestic battery - 900 block of Belle Valley. The suspect, a 42-year-old man, was arrested and taken into custody.

12:21 a.m. Assault - 5900 block of West Main Street. Eboni Taylor, a 29-year-old woman, and Kiana Brown, an 18-year-old woman, were arrested and taken into custody.

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

7:13 a.m. Criminal damage to property - 9000 block of Lebanon Road. The victim reported the windshield on her vehicle was shattered. The victim suspects an acquaintance.

9:32 a.m. Threats by phone - 100 block of Carlyle Plaza Drive. The victim reported receiving texts and messages for an unknown male subject.

12:10 p.m. Retail theft - Circle K, 6001 W. Main St. A clerk reported a man stole merchandise from the business.

6:28 p.m. Retail theft - Kmart, 7230 Westfield Plaza. Store security reported a 16-year-old boy stole merchandise from the business.

6:55 p.m. Burglary to a residence - 500 block of North 40th Street. The victim reported entry was forced to his residence and property was stolen.

7:45 p.m. Retail theft - MotoMart, 701 W. Main St. The clerk reported a teenage boy and girl stole merchandise from the business.

8:15 p.m. Domestic battery - 2100 block of East B Street. The victim reported her husband, 26, allegedly battered her.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16

7:18 a.m. Domestic battery - 200 block of Wabash. A 16-year-old boy was arrested and taken into custody.

2:15 p.m. Theft - St. Elizabeth's Hospital, 211 S. Third St. The victim reported property was stolen from her purse.

3:58 p.m. Suspicious incident - 200 block of Brookmont Drive. A woman said her grandchildren, ages 8 and 10, were playing in the yard when a man, between his 40s and 60s who was driving a silver vehicle, stopped and took pictures of the children.

8:21 p.m. Retail theft - Office Depot, 20 Carlyle Plaza Drive. Management reported a juvenile boy stole merchandise from the business.

10:47 p.m. Burglary - New Concept Beauty & Barber, 10519 W. Main St. A window was broken in order to gain entry to the business.

THURSDAY, OCT. 17

2:28 a.m. Traffic stop, driving under the influence - Mascoutah Avenue at Plumhill School Road. Shawn P. Moore, 24, was arrested and taken into custody.

9:05 a.m. Criminal defacement of property - 400 block of North Pennsylvania. The victim reported his vehicle was painted with black spray paint.

12:46 p.m. Criminal trespass to vehicle - 100 block of Orchard. The victim reported his car alarm sounded. When he checked he observed a 20-year-old male acquaintance getting out of his vehicle.

12:44 p.m. Burglary to business - Maxx Auto Glass, 7301 Westfield Plaza. The business owner reported a man entered the business and stole property.

8:15 p.m. Traffic stop, possession of cannabis - 1700 block of West A Street. Glenn Patton, 53, was arrested and taken into custody.

8:41 p.m. Traffic stop, possession of cannabis - Josephine Drive at Marcella Drive. Michael Jackson, 18, and Shantrice Collins, 21, were arrested and taken into custody.

10:35 p.m. Person under the influence - 1200 block of East B Street. Richard A. Hedger, 41, was arrested and taken into custody.

FRIDAY, OCT. 18

1:31 a.m. Criminal trespass - Schatze's, 2301 E. Main St. Craig A. Pierce, 33, was arrested and taken into custody.

ST. CLAIR COUNTY FELONIES

MONDAY, OCT. 21

Christopher Fuller, 45, 5329 Church Road, Centreville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful failure to renew registration as a sex offender between Dec. 5, 2010, and Oct. 21 and failure to report change of address as a sex offender between Aug. 11, 2011, and Oct. 21 by the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. Fuller, a sex offender, allegedly failed to renew registration in accordance with the provisions of the Sex Offender Registration Act with the police chief of Centreville within 90 days of last registration and within three days of change of his residence.

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

Jerome E. Korte, 59, 3620 Mueller Road, Millstadt, arrested on suspicion of reckless discharge of a firearm on or about Oct. 20 by St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. Korte allegedly endangered the bodily safety of Jonathan Traiteur in that said defendant, while acting in a reckless manner, discharged a firearm, a .38-special revolver, in the presence of Traiteur.

Wendell E. Bennett Jr., 23, 3625 Bunkum Road, Washington Park, arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery on or about July 20 and harassment of witnesses and domestic battery, subsequent, on July 30 by Shiloh police. Bennett allegedly strangled Brittanie M. Jackson, a family/household member of the defendant, in that the said defendant grabbed her by the neck with his hands and applied pressure thereby impeding her breathing. Bennett also allegedly harassed Jackson, who was expected to be a witness in a then pending legal proceeding, in that he yelled, threatened and physically harmed her body. The defendant had previously been convicted of domestic battery on Nov. 2, 2012.

Maurice L. Givens, 36, 37 Circle Creek Drive, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of failure to register correct information as a violent offender against youth on or about Aug. 30 and failure to report annually as a violent offender against youth on or about Sept. 3 by Cahokia police. Givens, a violent offender against youth, allegedly failed to provide correct information regarding his residence to the police and failed to renew registration in accordance with the provisions of the Murder and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act, with the police chief in Cahokia within one year of last registration.

Dexter D. Marshall, 44, 3013 Cedarbrook Drive, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of another person's credit or debit cards on or about Oct. 21 by Swansea police. Marshall allegedly, received a Capital One Visa credit card and a People's National Bank Visa, knowing that they had been acquired from the possession, custody or control of Renee O. Comerford, the cardholder, without Comerford's consent, with the intent to use such cards.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

Steven A. Johnston Sr., 54, 8828 Bermuda Ave., Caseyville, arrested on suspicion of failure to report change of address as a sex offender and failure to register residence as a sex offender on or about Oct. 22 by Belleville police. Johnston, a sex offender, allegedly, failed to notify registering law enforcement agency of change of address in accordance with the provisions of the Sex Offender Registration Act, with the police chief in Caseyville within three days of change of his residence address.

Tyrone H. Bailey, 55, unknown address, arrested on suspicion of failure to register correct information as a sex offender and failure to report annually as a sex offender between Aug. 18, 2010, and Oct. 23 by St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. Bailey, a sex offender, allegedly failed to provide correct information regarding his residence to the East St. Louis police chief.

Christina L. Wooten, 34, 515 W. A. St., Belleville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery of a peace officer on or about Oct. 19 by Fairview Heights police. Wooten allegedly made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with Robert Belba, in that she wiped her bloody finger on Belba's arm knowing Belba to be a peace officer engaged in the performance of his authorized duties.

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