Local Arrests

Crime blotter Jan. 9

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, DEC. 30

  • Emmittee Prince, 25, of 3600 W. A St., 4, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of four counts of reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault on or about Dec. 27 by Belleville police. Prince allegedly, endangered the safety of Briana Prince, Erica Beverly, Trinity Beverly, in that the defendant while acting in a reckless manner, discharged a firearm; used a deadly weapon, in that he knowingly waived a gun at Erica Beverly, thereby placing Erica Beverly in reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery.
  • Lester Smith, 19, of 509 S. 17th St., Belleville, arrested on suspicion of two counts of armed robbery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, two counts of felony possession of a firearm and aggravated fleeing the police on or about Dec. 27 by Cahokia police. Smith allegedly, while carrying a firearm on his person, knowingly took property, being U.S. currency, from Billy Cook and Shamira Graham, by the use or threat of force; knowingly discharged a firearm, a handgun, in the direction of a vehicle, a gray Chevrolet Impala located in the area of Range Lane and St. Helena Drive, Cahokia, and with the knowledge that the vehicle was occupied; knowingly possessed on his person a black semi-automatic SCCY 9mm handgun; and knowingly possessed on his person a chrome semi-automatic FIE Corp. .25 caliber handgun; while operating a motor vehicle, a black 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis, was given a visual signal by a police officer, Troy DeRossett, who was in police uniform and driving a vehicle which displayed illuminated, oscillating, rotating or flashing red or blue lights which when used in conjunction with an audible horn or siren would indicate the vehicle to be an official police vehicle, directing the defendant to bring said black 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis to a stop, willfully fled or attempted to elude the police officer and that when willfully fleeing or attempting to elude the police officer, the defendant disobeyed two or more official traffic control devices, being traffic control signals. The defendant had been previously convicted of robbery first degree on Nov. 11, 2014.
  • Lapual L. Skipwith, 36 of 2431 Gaty Ave., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of two counts of domestic battery on or about Dec. 26 by East St. Louis police. Skipwith allegedly, made physical contact with Esther V. Walker, a family/household member, in that said defendant picked up Esther V. Walker and threw her on a bed; held her down on the bed by placing his arm on her chest. Defendant had been previously convicted of domestic battery, subsequent offense on April 27, 2004, domestic battery on Feb. 21, 2003, domestic battery on Nov. 9, 2001.
  • Kiron K. Boyd, 20, of 907 W. C St., Apt. B, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of residential burglary on or about Aug. 21, 2014 by Belleville police. Boyd allegedly, knowingly and without authority, entered into the dwelling place of B.W., located in the 100 block of N. 13th St., Belleville, with the intent to commit theft therein.
  • Devion D. Henderson, 27, of 1400 Missouri Ave., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of residential burglary on or about Dec. 15, 2014 by St. Clair County sheriff. Henderson allegedly, knowingly and without authority, entered into the dwelling place of E.H., located in the 2900 block of Trendley Ave., East St. Louis, with the intent to commit theft therein.
  • Aaron D. Wallace, 34, of 324 N. 69th St., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of driving while driver’s license if revoked, subsequent on or about Dec. 28, 2015 by Fairview Heights police. Wallace allegedly, drove a silver 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix on Illinois Highway 161 in Fairview Heights, at a time when defendant’s driver’s license was revoked. Defendant had been previously convicted of driving while license is revoked on Nov. 20, 2012.
  • Jennifer M. Johnson, 29, of 231 Wood River Ave., East Alton, arrested on suspicion of retail theft on or about Oct. 24, 2014 by Fairview Heights police. Johnson allegedly, took merchandise from J.C. Penney, 246 St. Clair Square, Fairview Heights, being sweatpants, sweatshirts and socks, total retail value in excess of $300.
  • Ariel L. Johnson, 24, of 30 Burma Road, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, possession of drug paraphernalia, registration expiration and driving on a never issued license on or about Dec. 28, 2015 by Swansea police. Johnson allegedly, a person who has been convicted of a felony, knowingly possessed about her person a 9mm handgun; knowingly possessed a pipe, an item of drug paraphernalia, with the intent to use that pipe ingesting cannabis into her body; drove a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound on North Illinois Street in Swansea, at a time when defendant did not have a valid registration and drove a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound on North Illinois Street in Swansea, at a time when defendant had not been issued a valid driver’s license. The defendant had been previously convicted of aggravated battery of a peace officer on July 16, 2012.
  • Leonardo D. McIntosh, 33, of 4553 McMillin Ave., St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse from between March 14 and May 17, 2012, March 1 and May 27, 2012 by O’Fallon police. McIntosh allegedly, committed an act of sexual abuse with a female minor with initials A.W.J., date of birth, March 15, 2009.
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