Local Arrests

Crime blotter Nov. 17

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.

ST. CLAIR COUNTY FELONIES

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28

  • Justin R. Nelson, 27, of 605 N. 5th St., Mascoutah, arrested on suspicion of two counts of domestic battery, subsequent offense on or about Oct. 10 by Mascoutah police. Nelson allegedly, made physical contact with Ashley N. Caskey, a family/household member, in that said defendant tackeled Ashley N. Caskey to the ground; punched her about her body. Defendant had been previously convicted of domestic battery on Jan. 15, 2013.

THURSDAY, OCT. 29

  • Odell Jordan, 27, of 203 Howard Drive, Apt. 1, O’Fallon, arrested on suspicion of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a controlled substance on or about May 20 by Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern Illinois. Jordan allegedly, carried in a vehicle a 380 pistol at a time when he was not on his own land, or in his own abode, or fixed place of business, and the said defendant was engaged in a misdemeanor violation; knowingly had in his possession a substance containing hydrocodone.
  • Willie D. Dover, 10 Catherine Court, 4, Swansea, arrested on suspicion of two counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance withn 1,000 feet of a place of worship and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance on or about Oct. 8, Oct. 12, Oct. 15, Oct. 27 by St. Clair County sheriff. Dover allegedly, while within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, being St. Mary’s Church, 1706 W. Main St., Belleville, knowingly delivered to CS less than one gram of a substance containing heroin; delivered to a CS less than one gram of a substance containing heroin.
  • Wesley P. Olinger, 25, of 104 Adeline Court, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of failure to report an accident involving personal injury and failure to stop after having an accident involving personal injury on or about Oct. 23 by Belleville police. Olinger allegedly, knowingly left the scene of an accident involving the vehicle he was driving, a 1993 Buick, after that vehicle was involved in an accident at North Belt East and Orchard Street in Belleville, in which Dustin Weiser was personally injured as a result of that accident, and thereafter failed to report the accident to the Belleville Police Department or any police department or Sheriff’s Office near the place where such accident occurred within one-half hour after the accident.
  • Tyree L. Crow, 34, of 2527 Grand Ave., Granite City, arrested on suspicion of driving while driver’s license is revoked, subsequent on or about Oct. 28 by Swansea police. Crow allegedly, drove a green 1995 Ford SUV on North Belt West in Swansea, at a time when defendant’s driver’s license was revoked. Defendant had been previously convicted of driving while license is revoked on Jan. 12, 2010.
  • Katherine E. Dengler, 21 of 1314 Raab Ave., Belleville, arrested on suspicion of robbery, aggravated battery and mob action on or about June 7 by Belleville police. Dengler allegedly, took property, a Fossil brand watch, necklace and a Samsung Intensity 2 cellular phone from the person of Otto Whetstone by the use of force; knowingly and without lawful authority, made physical contact with Otto Whetstone in that he struck him about his body while at Laderman Park, Belleville, a public place; knowingly assembled with one or more other persons with the intent to commit a felony, an aggravated battery, and that in the commission of the felony a participant in the mob action, by violence, inflicted injury on Otto Whetstone.
  • Chase R. Taughert, 20, of 505 S. Charles St., Belleville, arrested on suspicion of robbery, aggravated battery and mob action on or about June 7 by Belleville police. Taughert allegedly, took property, a Fossil brand watch, necklace and a Samsung Intensity 2 cellular phone from the person of Otto Whetstone by the use of force; knowingly and without lawful authority, made physical contact with Otto Whetstone in that he struck him about his body while at Laderman Park, Belleville, a public place; knowingly assembled with one or more other persons with the intent to commit a felony, an aggravated battery, and that in the commission of the felony a participant in the mob action, by violence, inflicted injury on Otto Whetstone.
  • Paigelynn N. Vielweber, 19, of 4420 Wildhorse Road, Smithton, arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery and mob action on or abour June 7 by Belleville police. Vielweber allegedly, knowingly and without authority, made physical contact with Otto Whetstone in that she struck him about his body while at Laderman Park in Belleville; knowingly assembled with one or more other persons with the intent to commit a felony, an aggravated battery, and that in the commission of the felony a participant in the mob action, by violence, inflicted injury on Otto Whetstone.
  • Debra M. Benesh, 49, of 409 Forest Ave., Belleville, arrested on suspsicion of two counts of aggravated battery on or about Oct. 28 by Belleville police. Benesh allegedly, in committing a battery, knowingly caused bodily harm to Erica Chamness with St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in that she kicked ERica Chamness in the chest with her foot knowing Erica Chamness to be a nurse engaged in the performance of her authorized duties as a nurse; knowingly caused bodily harm to Kahli Saunders with St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in that she hit her in the face with her hand knowing Kahli Saunders to be a nurse engaged in the performance of her authorized duties as a nurse.
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