Local Arrests

Crime Blotter June 10

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

TUESDAY, MAY 31

Larry V. Stowers, 55, of 5713 Westmoreland, Washington Park, arrested on suspicion of retail theft, subsequent on or about May 28 by O’Fallon police. Stowers allegedly, represented to a merchant, Nya Watts, doing business as a customer service employee at Menards, 1179 Central Park Drive, O’Fallon, that he was he lawful owner of property, being one role of nonmetallic sheathed wiring, total retail value not in excess of $300, knowing that such representation was false, and conveyed that property to merchant Nya Watts/Menards, who was the owner of the property, in exchange for U.S. currency, merchandise credit, or other property of victim. Defendant had been previously convicted of retail theft, subsequent on May 14, 2012.

Brandon J. Fair, 23, of 2441 Lorraine Drive, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of aggravated fleeing the police on or about May 28 by East St. Louis police. Fair allegedly, while operating a motor vehicle, a red and black dirt bike, was given a visual signal by a police officer, Deangelo Franklin, 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 dirt bike 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 traveled at a rate of speed 21 mph over the legal speed limit.

Alicia D. Constantine, 44, of 210 Ellen Lane, O’Fallon, arrested on suspicion of four counts of aggravated battery on or about May 30 by O’Fallon police. Constantine allegedly, in committing a battery, knowingly made physical contact with Jacqueline Constantine, a person over the age of 60 years, in that she struck Jacqueline Constantine in the face with her hand; in the nose with her hand; in the chest with her hand; in the arm with her hand.

Napoleon C. Williams, 33, of 8 S. 79th St., Belleville, arrested on suspicion of residential burglary, criminal trespass to a residence and criminal damage to property on or about May 30 by Fairview Heights police. Williams allegedly, remained within the dwelling place of S.A. located in the first block of Aubuchon Drive, Fairview Heights, with the intent to commit theft therein; remained in the residence when said defendant knew that one or more persons were present in that residence; knowingly damaged property, a window in a door, said damage not in excess of $300.

Christopher L. Jones, 33, of 307 S. Charles St. Rear, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a controlled substance on or about May 29 by Mascoutah police. Jones allegedly, knowingly had in his possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing heroin.

Francis R. Drake, 45, of 111 Pierce Blvd., O’Fallon, arrested on suspicion of driving while driver’s license is revoked, subsequent on or about May 30 by Shiloh police. Drake allegedly, drove a blue 1992 Dodge Caravan on Frank Scott Parkway East in Shiloh, at a time when defendant’s driver’s license was revoked. Defendant had been previously convicted of driving while license is revoked. Defendant had been previously convicted of driving while license is revoked on April 27, 2012.

Amir F. Hunt-Salaam, 22, of 655 Alhambra Court, East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of armed violence, two counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, unlawful possession of a stolen firearm and unlawful possession of cannabis on or about May 20, May 27 by St. Clair County sheriff. Hunt-Salaam allegedly, while armed with a dangerous weapon, a 9mm handgun, performed acts prohibited in that he knowingly and unlawfully delivered to a CS-866 less than one gram of a substance containing heroin; knowingly delivered to CS-866 less than one gram of a substance containing heroin; knowingly delivered to CS-866 less than one gram of a substance containing heroin; a person who has been convicted of a felony knowingly possessed in a vehicle a 9mm handgun; knowingly possessed a firearm, a 9mm handgun, with knowledge that it had been stolen and without being entitled to possess that firearm; knowingly had in his possession more than 30 grams but less than 500 grams of a substance containing cannabis. Defendant had been previously convicted of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon on Dec. 17, 2015.

Amir F. Hunt-Salaam, 22 of 655 Alhambra Court, East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of residential burglary on or about May 9 by St. Clair County sheriff. Hunt-Salaam allegedly, entered into the dwelling place of B.B., located in the first block of Glenview Drive, Belleville, with the intent to commit theft therein.

Tomeleeshia Cogburn, 19, of 217 Anderson Lane, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of cannabis on or about May 27 by St. Clair County sheriff. Cogburn allegedly, delivered to CS-866 less than one gram of a substance containing heroin; had in her possession more than 30 grams but less than 500 grams of a substance containing cannabis.

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