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Crime blotter 4/5/15

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.

ST. CLAIR COUNTY FELONIES

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

Anthony A. Cartlidge, 50, of 631 N. 74th St., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of retail theft, subsequent on or about March 9 by Belleville. Cartlidge allegedly, took merchandise from Walmart, 2608 Greenmount Commons, Belleville, being a back pack and razors, total retail value not in excess of $300. Defendant had been previously convicted of burglary on Sept. 16, 2004.

Jermaine J. Jefferson, 22, of 2922 Taylor, St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of possession on or about April 5, 2013 by Illinois State Police. Jefferson allegedly, had in his possession at least 15 pills but less than 200 pills of a substance containing benzylpiperazine.

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

Richard E. Rice, 28, of 4 Circle Creek Lane, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of domestic battery, subsequent on or about March 10 by East St. Louis police. Rice allegedly, made physical contact with Shameika King, a family/household member, in that said defendant grabbed her by the neck. Defendant had been previously convicted of domestic battery/physical contact on Oct. 16, 2014.

Shawn E. Richardson, 25, of 8780 Maple Ave., Caseyville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated battery on or about March 7 by St. Clair County sheriff. Richardson allegedly, secretly confined Gerald Faughn against his will; bound Gerald Faughn’s hands behind his back with a belt, knowing Gerald Faughn to be an individual of 60 years of age or older.

Celebrity Harvey, 29, homeless, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a stolen motor vehicle on or about March 10 by Brooklyn police. Harvey allegedly, a person not entitled to possession of said vehicle, possessed a gray 2006 Land Rover, of Magic Luxury knowing it to have been stolen.

Lisa A. Pellazari, 48, of 3278 Edgewood Ave., Granite City, arrested on suspicion of possession of an amount of a controlled substance and driving under the influence on or about March 12 by Illinois State Police. Pellazari allegedly, had in her possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine; drove a red 2007 Jeep on Interstate 55 in East St. Louis while under the influence of alcohol.

Kevin P. Ricks Sr., 49, of 509 N. 44th St., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of retail theft over $300 on or about March 11 by O’Fallon police. Ricks allegedly, took merchandise from Walmart, 1530 W. Highway 50, O’Fallon, being four iPad case covers, total retail value in excess of $300.

Marcus M. Parker, 23, of 51 W. Adams Drive, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of cannabis, subsequent on or about March 11 by St. Clair County sheriff. Parker allegedly, had in his possession 10 grams or more but less than 30 grams of a substance containing cannabis. Defendant had been previously convicted of unlawful possession with the intent to deliver cannabis on April 16, 2013.

Evette Robinson, 43, of 1438 Centreville Ave., 116, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance on or about Feb. 23 by St. Clair County sheriff. Robinson allegedly, while within 1,000 feet of a school, being the Emge Junior High School, located at 7401 Westchester Drive, Belleville, knowingly delivered to a confidential source less than one gram of a substance containing cocaine; knowingly and unlawfully delivered to a confidential source less than one gram of a substance containing cocaine.

Nadia Jones, 20, of 7221 Olive, University City, Mo., arrested on suspicion of retail theft on or about July 31, 2014 by Fairview Heights police. Jones allegedly, took merchandise from Macy’s, 200 St. Clair Square, Fairview Heights, being 25 assorted items being shirts, pants, jackets and jewelry, total retail value in excess of $300.

Floyd R. Alfrod, 50, of 125 Autumn Pine Drive, Fairview Heights, arrested on suspicion of retail theft, subsequent on or about Sept. 23, 2014 by O’Fallon police. Alford allegedly, took merchandise from Walgreens, 704 Cambridge, O’Fallon, being laundry detergent, mop, total retail value not in excess of $300. Defendant had been previously convicted of retail theft on Feb. 29, 2002.

James V. Wellmaker III, 22, of 742 Johnson Hill Road, Collinsville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of cannaabis on or about April 6 by Fairview Heights police. Wellmaker allegedly, knowingly carried in a vehicle a 9 mm pistol at a time when he was not on his own land, or in how own abode, or fixed place of business, and the said defendant was engaged in a misdemeanor violation of the cannabis control act; had in his possession less than 2.5 grams of a substance containing cannabis.

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