Local Arrests

Crime blotter Nov. 19

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

MONDAY, NOV. 2

  • Markus M. Britton, 44, of 2747 Sand Lake Court, College Park, Ga., arrested on suspicion of aggravated domestic battery and two counts of domestic battery on or about Oct. 30 by Fairview Heights police. Britton allegedly, in committing domestic battery, strangled Detrice Thomas, a family/household member, in that said defendant intentionally impeded the normal breathing of Detrice Thomas by applying pressure to Detrice Thomas’s neck with both hands; slapped her on her face; and punched her in the face.
  • John A. Croissant, 39, of 835 Clemson Ave., Fairview Heights, arrested on suspicion of aggravated driving under the influence on or about Oct. 28 by Fairview Heights. Croissant allegedly, drove a white 1999 Chrysler Cirrus on North Illinois Street in Fairview Heights, while the defendant was under the influence of alcohol. Defendant had been previously convicted of driving under the influence on July 23, 2002 and operating a motor vehicle under the influence on April 16, 2011 in Bourbon County, Ky.
  • Jeremy C. Bray, 44, of 62 Magnolia Drive, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of methamphetamine on or about Oct. 29 by St. Clair County sheriff. Bray allegedly, had in is possession less than 5 grams of a substance containing methamphetamine.
  • Ronald Watkins, 33, of 3115 Cherokee St., St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of retail theft, subsequent on or about Oct. 29 by Belleville police. Watkins allegedly, took merchandise from Walmart, 2608 Greenmount Commons, Belleville, being pocket knives and hand-warmers, total retail value not in excess of $300. Defendant had been previously convicted of burglary on March 14, 2001.
  • Isaiah Ratliff, 18, of 763 Leon St., Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of attempted armed robbery and unlawful possession of a handgun on or about Oct. 20 by Cahokia police. Ratliff allegedly, performed a substantial step toward the commission of that offense, in that Isaiah Ratliff while armed with a dangerous weapon, a firearm, pointed that weapon at Erin Flynn and demanded property, being U.S. currency, by threatening the imminent use of force; knowingly had in his possession a handgun, being a 22 caliber Rohm revolver that is of a size which may be concealed upon the person, and he had been adjudged delinquent of the offense of aggravated battery on April 9, 2014.
  • Ladarius D. Turner, 21, of 3013 Douglas Ave., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of armed robbery and aggravated battery on or about July 8 by East St. Louis police. Turner allegedly, while armed with a dangerous weapon, a firearm, knowingly took property, being a purse, a cellular telephone, and US currency, from the person of Valli McElroy by threatening the imminent use of force; while indicating by his action to Valli McElroy that he had a firearm, knowingly took property, being a purse, a cellular telephone and US currency from the person of Valli McElroy by threatening the imminent use of force.
  • Bryan C. Reeves, 18, of 1942 E. Cantrell St., Decatur, arrested on suspicion of two counts of residential burglary and obstructing identification on or about Oct. 12 by Centreville police. Reeves allegedly, knowingly and without authority, entered into the dwelling place of Audrey Hudson, 4001 Market Ave., Centreville, with the intent to commit theft therein; knowinlgy and without authority entered into the dwelling place of Charisma Daoe, 4740 Tudor, Centreville, with the intent to commit theft therein; knowingly furnished false/ficticious names and date of birth to Michael Ocello, a peace officer for the city of Centreville, who had lawfully arrested said defendant.
  • Timothy D. Parker, 29, of 43 Vieux Carre Drive, East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of two counts of aggravated domestic battery and two counts of domestic battery on or about Oct. 31 by Shiloh police. Parker allegedly, in committing a domestic battery, knowingly strangled Brianna j. Harold, a family/household member, in that said defendant intentionally impeded the normal breathing or circulation of blood of Brianna J. Harold by applying pressure to her neck with his hands; knowingly made physical contact with Brianna J. Harold, a family/household member, in that said defendant placed his hands around the neck of Brianna J. Harold.
  • Michelle Kettler, 41, of 2823 Imbs Station Road, Millstadt, arrested on suspicion of possession of an amount of a controlled substance and domestic battery on or about Nov. 1 by St. Clair County sheriff. Kettler allegedly, knowingly and unlawfully had in her possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine; knowingly made physical contact with Michael A. Kettler, a family/household member, in that Michelle Kettler struck the face of Michael A. Kettler with her hand.
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