Local Arrests

Crime Blotter June 14

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, JUNE 1

Dartarius L. Gibson, 30, of 13 Lazarcheff Drive, Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of retail theft, subsequent on or about May 30 by Belleville police. Gibson allegedly, took merchandise from Walmart, 2608 Green Mount Commons, Belleville, being undershirts, batteries, socks and other merchandise, total retail value not in excess of $300. Defendant had been previously convicted of forgery on July 31, 2006.

Jack L. Firkins, 32, of 4936 McCasland Ave., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of attempting to disarm a police officer, driving while driver’s license is revoked, subsequent, obstructing a police officer and resisting a police officer on or about May 30 &31 by Fairview Heights police. Firkins allegedly, attempted to take a weapon, a Taser, from William Weier, a person known to the defendant to be a peace officer, while William Weier was engaged in the performance of his official duties; drove a maroon Chevrolet Impala on Ludwig Drive in Fairview Heights, at a time when defendant’s driver’s license was revoked; knowingly obstructed the performance of Ryan Stitt of an authorized act within his official capacity, being the stop of Jack Firkins, knowing Ryan Stitt to be a peace officer engaged in the execution of his official duties, in that he ran after being ordered by Ryan Stitt to stop; knowingly resisted the performance of William Weier of an authorized act within his official capacity, being the arrest of Jack Firkins, knowing William Weier to be a peace officer engaged in the execution of his official duties, in that he refused to be handcuffed. Defendant had been previously convicted of driving while license is revoked on Sept. 17, 2014.

Olivia M. Wuebbels, 20, of 500 East A St., 3, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a controlled substance on or about May 31 by St. Clair County sheriff. Wuebbels allegedly, and unlawfully had in her possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing heroin, a controlled substance.

Troy M. Harvey, 33, homeless, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a controlled substance on or about Feb. 10 by St. Clair County sheriff. Harvey allegedly, had in his possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing heroin.

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

William L. Grier, 47, of 2 W. Pheasantwood Circle, D, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery and financial institution robbery on or about May 27 by Belleville police. Grier allegedly, while indicating by his actions to Linda Beierman that he had a firearm, knowingly took property, being U.S. currency, from the presence of Linda Beierman, by threatening the imminent use of force; knowingly, by threat of force, took U.S. currency belonging to Regions Bank, a financial institution, from the presence of Linda Beierman, an employee of Regions Bank, in that he indicated by his actions to Linda Bierman that he had a firearm.

John E. Brown, 50, of 501 W. Market St., Apr. 3, Bloomington, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a controlled substance on or about June 1 by Dupo police. Brown allegedly, had in his possession less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine.

Cedric T. Mosley, 19, of 10 Acorn Lake Drive, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon on or about May 31 by Southwestern Illinois College. Mosley allegedly, carried on his person a .25 sterling 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 was under 21 years of age and in possession of a handgun.

Christopher P. Edwards, 21, of 1398 N. 41st St., East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon on or about Sept. 28, 2014 by Illinois State Police. Edwards allegedly, carried on his person a .357 revolver 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.

Jermaine L. Foster, 23, of 2528 Eastview Drive, 3, Belleville, arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon on or about May 7 by Illinois State Police. Foster allegedly, a person who has been convicted of a felony, knowingly possessed in a vehicle a black revolver. Defendant had been previously convicted of burglary on Oct. 4, 2012.

Ramone R. Parker, 23, of 202 Miskell Blvd., Cahokia, arrested on suspicion of first degree murder on or about May 28 by Cahokia police. Parker allegedly, without lawful justification, and with the intent to kill or do great harm to Lamondo Brown, shot Lamondo Brown in the chest with a firearm, thereby causing the death of Lamondo Brown.

Nicholas K. Samet, 21, of 1115 Cahokia Road, East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of retail theft on or about June 1 by Fairview Heights police. Samet allegedly, took merchandise from J.C. Penney, 245 St. Clair Square, Fairview Heights, being a St. John Bay brand coat, an Arizona brand jacket, shirts and a cap, total retail value in excess of $300.

Steven J. Lee, 33, of 14 Hilltop View, East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of residential burglary on or about May 17 by Centreville police. Lee allegedly, entered into the dwelling place of B.A., located in the 5900 block of Mitchell, Centreville, with the intent to commit theft therein.

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