Local Arrests

Crime blotter May 7

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, APRIL 25

  • Jeffrey C. Rachell, 43, of 1913 Doris Ave., Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of two counts of violating orders of protection, subsequent on or about April 23 by St. Clair County sheriff. Rachell allegedly, having been served with the contents of an order or protection, did knowingly commit an act which was prohibited by the order of protection in that said defendant made a telephone call to Cher Wiltsie, a protected party; did knowingly commit an act which was prohibited by the order of protection in that said defendant made contact with Cher Wiltsie, a protected party, through a third party. Defendant has been previously convicted of domestic battery on or about Nov. 15, 2002.
  • Deonsha Flowers, 25, of 1301 Sharondale, Ferguson, Mo., arrested on suspicion of two counts of forgery on or about April 23 by Cahokia police. Flowers allegedly, with the intent to defraud, knowingly delivered to Walgreens, located at 1201 Camp Jackson Road, Cahokia, a document apparently capable of defrauding another, in that it was purported to have been made by another, Lakeesha Hill, said document being a prescription for Oxycodone, dated April 22, 2016, prescribing Lakeesha Hill, a substance containing Oxycodone, a controlled substance, to Deonsha Flowers and Signed by Dr. Sam Martin, knowing the document to have been thus made; a prescription for Alprazolam, dated April 22, prescribing Lakeesha Hill, a substance containing Alprazolam, a controlled substance, to Deonsha Flowers and signed by Dr. Sam Martin, knowing the document to have been thus made.
  • Larry J. Rhines, 40, of 5131 Northland, St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of theft on or about April 23 by Fairview Heights police. Rhines allegedly, took merchandise from J.C. Penney, located at 245 St. Clair Square, Fairview Heights, being one pair of Nike brand sport shoes, retail value not in excess of $300. Defendant had been previously convicted of burglary, second degree, on Aug. 26, 2004.
  • Jason M. Meyer, 37, of 917 Belle Valley Drive, F, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated domestic battery, two counts of domestic battery and interference in reporting domestic violence on or about April 24 by Belleville police. Meyer allegedly, in committing a domestic battery, strangled Ashley Maurer, a family/household member, in that said defendant intentionally impeded the normal breathing of Ashley Maurer by applying pressure to her throat or neck; struck her on her face; pulled her by her hair; attempted to prevent her from calling 911 emergency telephone system.
  • Daniel A. Rice, 31, of 3948 Michael John Drive, Swansea, arrested on suspicion of residential burglary, possession of an amount of a controlled substance except, and knowingly damaged property on or about April 24 by Swansea police. Rice allegedly, remained within the dwelling place of Rickey Mowrer, located at 3917 Heatherwood Drive, Swansea, with the intent to commit theft therein; knowingly had in his possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine; knowingly damaged property of Rickey Mowrer, a door located in the garage, said damage not in excess of $300.

TUESDAY, APRIL 26

  • Nicholas S. Mitchell, 26, of 5520 Thomas, Fairmont City, arrested on suspicion of unlawful restraint, four counts of domestic battery and interference in reporting domestic violence between April 21 and April 22 by Fairmont City police. Mitchell allegedly, knowingly and without legal authority detained Jessica Montgomery in that he grabbed her and forced her into the residence located at 2774 N. 44th St., Fairmont City; knowingly made physical contact with Jessica Montgomery, a family/household member, in that said defendant threw her to the ground; grabbed her by her arm; pulled her by her hair; struck her on her face; prevented her from calling 911 emergency telephone system.
  • Lillie J. Butler, 69, of 618 N. 62nd St., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of perjury in election code between Dec. 14 and Dec. 15, 2015 by Illinois State Police. Butler allegedly, made a false statement, material to the issue or point in question, which she did not believe to be true, in a sworn oral declaration required by a provision of the election code, being an Electoral Board Hearing.
  • Dawntalisa R. Powell, 32, of 1000 Belle Valley Drive, Apt. 1, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated driving under the influence on or about April 24 by Belleville police. Powell allegedly, drove a 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo on West Main St. in Belleville, while the defendant was under the influence of alcohol and the defendant, at the time of the commission of said violation was involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in bodily harm to a male minor with the initials L.J., date of birth, Judy 23, 2007, and said violation was a proximate cause of the injuries to the said minor.
  • Ahmad R. Jenkins, 20, of 601 N. Charles St., Belleville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon on or about April 24 by East St. Louis police. Jenkins allegedly, carried in a vehicle a Colt .45 caliber handgun at a time when he was not on his own land, or in his own abode, or fixed place of business, and said defendant had not been issued a current, valid FOID Card.
  • Reginald Rodgers Jr., 28, of 635 N. 25th St., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession with the intent to deliver cannabis on or about Sept. 23, 2015 by Illinois State Police. Rodgers allegedly, possessed with the intent to deliver more than 30 grams but less than 500 grams of a substance containing cannabis.
  • Gertrude A. Loyd, 55, of 8867 Botanical Ave., Caseyville, arrested on suspicion of theft on or about March 12 by Belleville police. Loyd allegedly, took merchandise from Walmart, 2608 Greenmount Commons, Belleville, being clothing items and a purse, total retail value not in excess of $300. Defendant had been previously convicted of retail theft under $300 on July 11, 2011.
  • Derrick D. Wells, 38, of 500 N. 1st St., Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful failure to register as a violent offender against youth between April 5, 2015 and April 24, 2016 by Belleville police. Wells allegedly, a violent offender against youth, knowingly failed to notify registering law enforcement agency of change of address, with the Chief of Police of the City of Belleville within five days of change of his residence address.
  • Darrin M. Bumpus, 50, of 14 Peachtree Lane, Fairview Heights, arrested on suspicion of retail theft, subsequent on or about April 25 by Belleville police. Bumpus allegedly, took merchandise from Walmart, 2608 Greenmount Commons, Belleville, being men’s shirts, total retail value not in excess of $300. Defendant had been previously convicted of retail theft on Oct. 14, 2003.
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