Local Arrests

Crime blotter Jan. 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.



  • Sheldon D. Williams, 20, of 39 Sapphire, Fairview Heights, arrested on suspicion of two counts of burglary on or about Oct. 10, 2015 and Jan. 11 by Fairview Heights police. Williams allegedly, entered into a building of CBL & Associates Properties, doing business as the St. Clair Square, located at 134 St. Clair Square, Fairview Heights, with the intent to commit theft therein.


  • Larry D. Warren Jr., 43, of 672 Thorngate Drive, Granite City, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of methamphetamine on or about Jan. 11 by St. Clair County sheriff. Warren allegedly, had in his possession less than 5 grams of a substance containing methamphetamine.
  • Eddie T. Pratcher, 26, of 3030 Waverly Ave., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of escape, two counts of aggravated fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer, and criminal damage to government supported property on or about Jan. 1 by Washington Park police. Pratcher allegedly, while in the lawful custody of Michael Collins, a peace officer for the city of Washington Park, for the alleged commission of a felony offense, being aggravated fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer, intentionally escaped from the Washington Park Police Department;