Highland News Leader

Highland Police Briefs: July 5-19

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

River Torres, 23, of Highland was arrested on July 5 on a warrant from Highland Police for failure to appear in court on a charge of aggravated domestic battery. He was taken to the Madison County Jail.

Sara G. Sikorski, 31, of Collinsville was arrested by HPD on July 9 on warrants from several jurisdictions. She was wanted by Collinsville Police on a warrant for failure to appear court a a criminal trespass charge, by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear on a retail theft charge, and Clinton County authorities had also issued a warrant for failure to appear in court on an assault charge. She was turned over to Madison County authorities.

Joseph L. Daniels, 35, of Highland was arrested on July 9 by HPD on a traffic warrant.

John R. Bowers, 28, of Pocahontas was arrested by HPD on July 12 on a warrant from St. Clair County for failure to appear in court on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. He was transported to the Madison County Jail.

Bernard P. Potochney Jr., 40, of Pocahontas was arrested by HPD on July 15 on a warrant from St. Clair County for failure to appear in court on a charge of driving while having a suspended/revoked license.

Women charged with forgery

Highland Police charged Tanya L. Still, 51, with forgery on July 17 for allegedly altering a $430.50 check that was intended for another person and delivering it to TheBANK of Edwardsville to be cashed.

In a separate incident, Highland Police charged Beverly J. Huelsman, 46, of Highland with forgery for allegedly delivering a fake $20 bill to a clerk at Moto Mart.

Teen charged with credit/debit card fraud

Highland Police charged Joshua M. Miller, 18, of Highland with credit/debit card fraud for allegedly using another person’s card, issued by TheBANK of Edwardsville, to get $100.

Man charged with theft

Highland Police charged Austin J. Bray, 23, of Highland with retail theft on July 6 for allegedly taking $600 in cash from Walmart.

Woman charged with theft

Highland Police charged Stefani D. Fetsch, 36, of Marine was charged with theft on July 11 for allegedly taking $1,289.50 from Apex Network Physical Therapy.

HPD misdemeanors, tickets, citations

July 5

Peggy L. Sartoris, 69, of Edwardsville was charged with having an expired vehicle registration.

July 6

A juvenile, 17, of Highland was charged with failure to give information after allegedly striking an unattended vehicle/property.

Keith A. Huelsman, 64, of Highland was charged with driving while having a suspended/revoked license.

Jammy L. Emiener, 53, of Highland was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

July 7

Brendan E. Nelson, 22, of West Union, Ill., was charged with driving without lights when required and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Alicia M. McGee, 37, of Alhambra was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle.

James C. White, 21, of Highland was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and improper lane usage.

July 8

Brenden W. Hartman, 18, of Highland was charged with resisting a peace officer.

Beverly J. Huelsman, 46, of Highland was charged with retail theft allegedly taking miscellaneous food items from Walmart and criminal trespass to property for allegedly entering Walmart after having previously been told by the store she was forbidden to be there.

A juvenile, 16, of Highland was charged with improper lane usage and driving past the license’s time restriction (11 p.m. to 6 a.m.).

July 9

No tickets issued.

July 10

Charles E. McPherson, 28, of San Angelo, Texas was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle.

July 11-12

No tickets issued.

July 13

Zachary D. Fexer, 18, of Troy was charged with driving with an expired license and disobeying a stop/yield sign.

Abigail R. Hellmann, 19, of Bartelso was charged with unlawful consumption/possession of alcohol by a minor.

Benjamin C. Foppe, 21, of Pocahontas was charged with illegal transportation of alcohol.

Gabe L. Foppe, 19, of Pocahontas was charged with unlawful consumption/possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of cannabis.

Luke F. Brinker, 19, of Pocahontas was charged with unlawful consumption/possession of alcohol by a minor.

Stefanie L. Scott, 30, of Highland was charged with unlawful use of an electronics communication device.

Cameron M. Johnson, 27, of St. Louis, Mo., was charged with driving while having a suspended/revoked license.

July 14

No tickets issued.

July 15

Beverly J. Huelsman, 46, of Highland was charged with retail theft allegedly taking six miscellaneous food items from Walmart and criminal trespass to property for allegedly entering Walmart after having previously been told by the store she was forbidden to be there.

July 17

A juvenile, 17, of Highland was charged with driving past the license’s time restriction (11 p.m. to 6 a.m.).

A juvenile, 16, of Alhambra was charged with driving past the license’s time restriction (11 p.m. to 6 a.m.) and speeding.

A juvenile, 16, of Highland was charged with not having a rear license plate registration light.

A juvenile, 16, of Highland was charged with unlawful consumption/possession of alcohol by a minor.

A juvenile, 16, of Highland was charged with unlawful consumption/possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of tobacco by a minor.

Joshua M. Miller, 18, of Highland was charged with unlawful consumption/possession of alcohol by a minor.

A juvenile, 15, of Highland was charged with unlawful consumption/possession of alcohol by a minor.

July 18

No tickets issued.

July 19

Terry L. Koch, 65, of Centralia was charged with speeding.

Alexander R. Brandy, 20, of Highland was charged with having a suspended vehicle registration.

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