Local Arrests

Crime blotter 8/28/15

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.



12:41 a.m. Threats – 3300 block of Dovershire Drive.

2:37 a.m. Domestic incident – First block of Pheasantwood Drive.

3:30 a.m. Motor vehicle theft – First block of Cottonwood Court.

6:47 a.m. Traffic stop – 300 block of West F Street.

9:20 a.m. Hit and run – First block of North Douglas Avenue.

9:42 a.m. Traffic accident report – West Illinois 15 at North De Mazenod Drive.

10:15 a.m. Criminal damage to vehicle – 200 block of Freedom Drive.

10:53 a.m. Hit and run – 9000 block of Lebanon Road.

11:21 a.m. Hit and run – 5100 block of North Belt West.

12:12 p.m. Motor vehicle theft – 3500 block of West A Street.

1:16 p.m. Hit and run – North 47th Street at West Main Street.

2:07 p.m. Retail theft – Schnuck’s, 5720 North Belt West.

2:26 p.m. Residential burglary – 1300 block of West E Street.

3:29 p.m. Residential burglary – 3500 block of Lorene Street.

4:53 p.m. Assistance rendered civil category – 200 block of West Adams Street.

5:32 p.m. Other investigation, quasi criminal – 100 block of Westhaven Meadows Drive.

5:39 p.m. Domestic incident – 900 block of Belle Valley Drive.

6:39 p.m. Unlawful visitation interference – 100 block of Marion Drive.

6:41 p.m. Hit and run – 600 block of South High Street.

6:46 p.m. Burglary from a motor vehicle – First block of Melwood Drive.

7:51 p.m. Motor vehicle theft – First block of Cottonwood Drive.

8:22 p.m. Theft $500 and under – 100 block of South Woodcrest Drive.

9:35 p.m. Disorderly conduct – 1600 block of Classen Drive.

9:46 p.m. Disorderly conduct – First block of North 45th Street.

9:57 p.m. Driving under the influence of alcohol – South Green Mount Road at Mascoutah Avenue.

10:28 p.m. Disturbance – 100 block of North 36th Street.

11:27 p.m. Traffic accident report – North 46th Street at North Belt West.


7:30 a.m. Traffic accident report – Mascoutah Avenue at East Garfield Street.

9:05 a.m. Suspicious incident – 900 block of Cool Valley Drive.

10:44 a.m. Motor vehicle theft – First block of North 40th Street.

10:512 a.m. Disorderly conduct – 500 block of Sycamore Street.

10:55 a.m. Person down, sick or injured – 400 block of North Illinois Street.

12:24 p.m. Traffic accident report – Green Mount Commons Drive.

12:47 p.m. Disorderly conduct – 2900 block of Godfrey Street.

1 p.m. Retail theft – Lowe’s, 2501 Green Mount Commons Drive.

2:08 p.m. Theft $500 and under – Memorial Hospital, 4500 Memorial Drive.

2:13 p.m. Threats – 3600 block of West Main Street.

2:21 p.m. Theft $500 and under – YMCA, 2627 Carlyle Ave.

3:46 p.m. Identity theft – 600 block of East C Street.

5:35 p.m. Traffic accident report – South Illinois Street at East McKinley Street.

6:42 p.m. Child custody dispute – 101 S. Illinois St.

7:01 p.m. No stalking, no contact – 1800 block of West Main Street.

7:25 p.m. Traffic accident report – Green Mount Commons Drive.

7:30 p.m. Battery – 200 block of South 16th Street.

8:49 p.m. Battery – The Edge, 701 South Belt West.

10:26 p.m. Battery – 100 block of Lebanon Avenue.

10:36 p.m. Runaway juvenile – 8300 block of West Main Street.

11:14 p.m. Injured person – North 18th Street at West Main Street.

11:28 p.m. Disturbance – 1300 block of Lou Ann Drive.



Christopher E. Ward Jr., 23, of 3903 Memorial Drive, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of retail theft, subsequent, on or about March 13 by Belleville police. Ward allegedly, took merchandise from Midwest Petroleum, 1200 Royal Heights Road, Belleville, being a Heineken brand beer, total retail value not in excess of $300. Defendant had been previously convicted of theft on July 22, 2009.

Michael D. Griffin, 25, of 724 N. 75th St., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon from between March 1 and July 8 by East St. Louis police. Griffin allegedly, a person convicted of a felony, possessed about his person, a .45 caliber handgun. The person had been previously convicted of residential burglary, on Sept. 6, 2013.

Charles A. Williams Jr., 52, of 1631 Missouri Ave., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of retail theft on or about Dec. 18, 2014 by Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern Illinois. Williams allegedly, took merchandise from Walmart, 1530 W. Highway 50, O’Fallon, being a Visio brand 42 inch TV, total retail value in excess of $300.



William R. Sheridan, 33, of Marissa, arrested on suspicion of resisting, obstructing or disarming the police.

Ronald E. Juniel, 30, of East St. Louis, warrant arrest by Caseyville police.

Thomas L. Lee, 20, of St. Louis, warrant arrest by Fairview Heights police.