Highland News Leader

Highland area police briefs: May 18-25

A reward is being offered for information on vandalism at Glik Park in Highland. Last week, there were a few incidents of damage to property at the Glik Park grounds and facility, including this tree that was broken. Restroom were also vandalized, which the Parks and Recreation Department referred to on its Facebook page as “quite frankly disgusting acts.” The city is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the damage at Glik Park. “We would also ask that the parents in attendance at events in Glik park take notice of any unsupervised youth and notify P and R staff if you see anything suspicious,” the department’s Facebook post said.
A reward is being offered for information on vandalism at Glik Park in Highland. Last week, there were a few incidents of damage to property at the Glik Park grounds and facility, including this tree that was broken. Restroom were also vandalized, which the Parks and Recreation Department referred to on its Facebook page as “quite frankly disgusting acts.” The city is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the damage at Glik Park. “We would also ask that the parents in attendance at events in Glik park take notice of any unsupervised youth and notify P and R staff if you see anything suspicious,” the department’s Facebook post said.

Editor’s note: 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.

HPD warrant arrests

▪ Christopher W. Korte, 20, of Highland was arrested May 22 on a warrant from HPD for failure to appear in court on a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

▪ Matthew K. Fox, 39, of Highland was arrested May 22 on a warrant from HPD for failure to appear in court on charges of trespassing and resisting a peace officer.

▪ Manuel J. Bijarro Jr., 28, of Highland was arrested May 25 on three warrants from St. Clair County. Charges included speeding, DUI, and a felony charge for of possession of methamphetamine.

HPD misdemeanors, tickets, citations

May 18

▪ Bradi N. Starko, 33, of Highland was charged with credit/debit card fraud for allegedly trying to defraud MasterCard, by obtaining assorted goods including makeup and alcohol in excess of $300.

▪ Terry Hurley, 21, of Highland was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle.

May 19

▪ Charles T. Snow, 29, of Highland was charged with domestic battery for allegedly causing bodily harm to his girlfriend by allegedly pushing her onto the bed, throwing her phone in an attempt to keep her from calling police and grabbing her as she tried to run away.

May 20

▪ Benjamin Thomae, 18, of Highland was charged with disobeying a traffic control device.

May 21

▪ McKenzie G. Swift, 23, of Highland was charged with was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

▪ A juvenile, 17, of Highland was charged with failure to yield at an intersection.

▪ Bret Greer, 20, of Highland was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle.

May 22

▪ No tickets issued.

May 23

▪ Vincent Greer, 23, of Highland was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle.

May 24

▪ William F. Michael, 19, of Highland was charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol.

▪ Cole S. Picket, 19, of Greenville was charged with possession of cannabis.

▪ Two juveniles, a 12-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl, were charged with criminal damage to property for allegedly throwing rocks onto landscaping lights at a local business, causing damage to them.

May 25

▪ Jennifer N. Forbes, 35, of Highland was charged with domestic battery for allegedly grabbing her spouse by the neck and pushing him.

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