Mt. Vernon PoliceDepartment
Alfred Jones, 61, of the 1000 block of South 21st Street, was arrested at 2:43 p.m. Wednesday on charges of aggravated battery and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.
A woman reported at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday checks were stolen from a residence in the 500 block of South 21st Street and cashed at a local business.
n An employee of United Taxi told authorities at 12:39 p.m. Wednesday the company took a male subject to several liquor stores, which weren’t open, and the subject was unable to pay his fare. The company also took him to a bank, but he was unable to withdraw money to pay for the fare. Police took an informational report.
n A man told police at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday a bicycle was taken from a residence in the 1000 block of South 21st Street.
A resident police at 4 p.m. Wednesday his home in the 800 block of South 21st Street had been burglarized.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
Elizabeth Thackrey, 35, of the 2500 block of Herbert Street, was arrested at 10:01 p.m. Wednesday on charges of violation of an order of protection, domestic battery and criminal damage to property.
n Zachery Maltman, 24, Centralia, was arrested at 2:16 a.m. Thursday on a charge of violation of bail bond.
A Mt. Vernon man reported at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday a male relative took money from him and then took his truck from the 6800 block of Matisse Lane. A pursuit ensued on Illinois Highway 37, into Woodlawn before local authorities lost the subject. Police logs indicate the driver of the truck was involved in a traffic accident at the B.P. service station in Ashley. The subject was taken into custody although jail records did not indicate the subject had been incarcerated locally.