Local Arrests

Crime blotter 6/6/15

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.

BELLEVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29

7:23 a.m. Domestic incident — 4900 block of West Washington Street.

7:46 a.m. Traffic accident report — North Illinois Street at North Douglas Avenue.

7:56 a.m. Keep the peace — 200 block of Gettysburg Road.

9:54 a.m. Housing complaint — 100 block of South Woodcrest Drive.

9:55 a.m. Disturbance — 200 block of Freedom Drive.

10:46 a.m. Traffic accident report — North 38th Street at West Main Street.

11 a.m. Violation of orders of protection — 2700 block of Godfrey Street.

12:44 p.m. Criminal damage to vehicle — 2000 block of West Main Street.

1:01 p.m. Found property — 8300 block of West Main Street.

1:18 p.m. Occupancy permit violation — 600 block of West Lincoln Street.

1:58 p.m. Burglary from a motor vehicle — 200 block of South 18th Street.

2:15 p.m. Retail theft — Wal-Mart, 2608 Green Mount Commons Drive.

3:02 p.m. Burglary from a motor vehicle — 7700 block of West Main Street.

3:47 p.m. Traffic accident report — 2500 block of West Boulevard.

4:13 p.m. Hit and run — 2500 block of West Boulevard.

5:31 p.m. Identity theft — 1600 block of Whitlow Drive.

5:49 p.m. Disturbance — First block of Iowa Avenue.

6:07 p.m. Battery — Moto Mart, 701 W. Main St.

5:17 p.m. Burglary from a motor vehicle — 1400 block of Freeburg Avenue.

5:02 p.m. Missing person, juvenile female — 101 S. Illinois St.

7:16 p.m. Attempted theft — 1700 block of West Belle Street.

9:18 p.m. Theft $500 and under — Belleville Township High School West, 4063 Frank Scott Parkway.

10:44 p.m. Residential burglary — 1000 block of Belle Valley Drive.

10:43 p.m. Disturbance — 7700 block of West Main Street.

9:52 p.m. Fleeing, attempting to elude police officer — West Main Street at Lebanon Road.

THURSDAY, APRIL 30

12:02 a.m. Domestic incident — 600 block of Garden Boulevard.

12:20 a.m. Loud noise complaint — 200 block of North Jackson Street.

2:40 a.m. Suspicious incident — 100 block of North 11th Street.

ST. CLAIR COUNTY FELONIES

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29

Mercedes M. Epps, 20, of 1812 August St., Granite City, arrested on suspicion of aggravated kidnapping armed with a deadly weapon, on or about April 27 by St. Clair County sheriff. Epps allegedly, in committing the offense of kidnapping, knowingly by the use of force carried Tiffany McCraw from 312 Ellen, Cahokia to 237 St. John, Cahokia, while armed with a dangerous weapon, a box cutter, with intent to secretly confine Tiffany McCraw against her will.

Felicia J. Gardner, 38, of 137 St. Thomas, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of harassment of a witness, two counts of aggravated unlawful restraint and unlawful restraint on or about April 27 by St. Clair County sheriff. Gardner allegedly, with the intent to harass Tiffany McCraw, a witness who may be expected to serve as a witness in a pending legal proceeding, conveyed a threat of injury to Tiffany McCraw in that she threatened to kill Tiffany McCraw if she appeared in court; used a deadly weapon, a box cutter and a knife, while committing the offense of unlawful restraint in that he knowingly and without legal authority detained Tiffany McCraw in that she would not let Tiffany McCraw leave the residence at 312 Ellen, Cahokia; used a deadly weapon, a box cutter and a knife, while committing the offense of unlawful restraint in that he knowingly and without legal authority detained Sherry Schanuel, in that she would not let Sherry Schanuel leave the residence at 312 Ellen, Cahokia; knowingly and without legal authority detained Sherry Schanuel, in that she would not let Sherry Schanuel leave the residence at 137 St. Thomas, Cahokia.

Robert L. Cooley, 39, of 312 Ellen, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of aggravated kidnapping armed with a dangerous weapon, harassment of a witness, and two counts of aggravated unlawful restraint on or about April 27 by Cahokia police. Cooley allegedly, in committing the offense of kidnapping, knowingly by the use of force carried Tiffany McCraw from 312 Ellen, Cahokia to 237 St. John, Cahokia, while armed with a dangerous weapon, a box cutter, with the intent to secretly confine Tiffany McCraw against her will; with the intent to harass Tiffany McCraw, a witness who may be expected to serve as a witness in a pending legal proceeding, conveyed a threat of injury to Tiffany McCraw in that he threatened to kill Tiffany McCraw if she appeared in court; used a deadly weapon, a box cutter and a knife, while committing the offense of unlawful restraint in that he knowingly and without legal authority detained Tiffany McCraw in that he would not let Tiffany McCraw leave the residence at 312 Ellen, Cahokia; used a deadly weapon, a box cutter and a knife, while committing the offense of unlawful restraint in that he would not let Sherry Schanuel leave the residence at 312 Ellen, Cahokia.

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