Mt. Vernon Police Department
Earl L. Jones Jr., 42, of the 2000 block of Casey Avenue, was arrested at 12:57 p.m. Thursday on a charge of violation of an order of protection.
n Eddie L. Wright, 46, Florissant, Mo., was arrested at 11:43 p.m. Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.
A male subject told police at 4:16 p.m. Thursday his daughter was slapped by another juvenile at a school in the 1800 block of Casey Avenue.
n A woman told police at 4:39 p.m. Thursday her residence in the 700 block of South 19th Street had been burglarized.
A woman told police at 10:03 a.m. Thursday her purse was stolen a day earlier at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.
n A man told police at 1:06 p.m. Thursday a weedeater was taken from a residence in the 1100 block of Bel Aire Street.
n A man told police at 5:19 p.m. Thursday a phone had been taken from a residence in the 1600 block of Forest Avenue.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
Joshua C. Simms, 28, of the 4100 block of Willow Springs, was arrested at 10:45 a.m. Thursday on a charge of criminal disposal of waste/open dumping.
n Robert Bock, 37, of the 17000 block of North Illinois Highway 37, was arrested at 8:45 p.m. Thursday on a charge of intimidation.
Reports were made at 7:17 a.m. and 10:09 a.m. Thursday of residential burglaries in the 15000 block of East Fairfield Road. In the first incident, someone entered the residence and stole money out of a wallet; in the second incident someone entered a residence and stole money and moved several items throughout the house, it was reported.