Highland News Leader

Highland area police briefs for the week of May 2-8

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 misdemeanor warrant arrests

▪ Francis Gibson, 46, of Granite City was arrested by HPD on a St. Clair County warrant for failure to appear in court on a DUI charge. He was turned over to St. Clair County authorities.

HPD misdemeanors, citations, tickets

May 2

▪ Beverly J. Huelsman, 44, of Highland was charged with retail theft for allegedly taking clothing and food items from Walmart.

May 3

▪ Chad Lowry Vandergriff, 25, of Granite City was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

May 4

▪ No tickets issued.

May 5

▪ Jerry Sugg, 73, of Highland was charged with disobeying a traffic signal/sign.

▪ Betty Jane Voss, 78, of Highland was charged with disobeying a traffic signal/sign.

May 6

▪ Brandon Smith, 25, of Pocahontas was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and disobeying a traffic control device.

May 7-8

▪ No tickets issued.

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