Mt. Vernon Register-News

April 12, 2014

Daily Record


The Register-News

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Police Department

Arrests

Tara Lewis, 38, of the 4100 block of Willow Springs, was arrested at 10:20 a.m. Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.

n David Weatherall, 24, of the 1200 block of South 23rd Street, was arrested at 3:49 p.m. Thursday on charges of driving while revoked and reckless driving.

n Ashley Smith, 20, of the 2500 block of Benton Road, was arrested at 6:14 p.m. Thursday on a charge of possession of cannabis between 10 and 30 grams.

n Janisa Quinn, 19, of the 400 block of South 20th Street, was arrested at 6:38 p.m. Thursday on a charge of possession of cannabis between 10 and 30 grams.

n Leah King, 31, of the 900 block of Ellis Drive, was arrested at 6:45 p.m. Thursday on a charge of retail theft.

n Ronald Cain, 57, of the 900 block of Perkins Avenue, was arrested at 7:45 p.m. Thursday on a charge of criminal trespass to state land.

n Carrie Loeb, 35, of the 500 block of Short Street, was arrested at 10:17 p.m. Thursday on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of cannabis less than 2.5 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

n Jonathan Love, 39, of the 1300 block of Harlan Road, was arrested at 10:25 p.m. Thursday on charges of indirect civil contempt, possession of cannabis less than 2.5 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia and parole violation.

Incidents

Police responded to a fight in progress at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of 10th and Cleveland. Logs indicate at least 20 people involved in the altercation.

n An employee of a nursing home in the 1700 block of White Street requested an officer at 2:58 p.m. Thursday to report a sexual abuse incident to a resident a few weeks ago.

n Two gunshots were reportedly heard at the intersection of 19th Street and Conger Avenue at 3:51 p.m. Thursday. Two subjects consented to a search but no weapons were found.

n A caller told police at 11:19 p.m. Thursday someone attempted to enter a residence in the 1200 block of Logan Street by using a crowbar. It was unknown if anything was missing from the residence at the time the report was submitted.

Thefts

Loss prevention personnel at Walmart requested an officer at 5:56 p.m. Thursday for a female who placed items in a bag and went through a closed check out lane without paying. The woman was arrested.

n A male subject told police at 7:25 p.m. Thursday he lost his wallet on the Kroger parking lot earlier in the day.

n A female subject told police at 7:33 p.m. Thursday a phone was stolen earlier in the day at Mt. Vernon Township High School.

Accident

Police responded to a two-vehicle accident at 2:27 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of 34th Street and Veterans Memorial Drive. According to police logs, EMS and Litton’s responded for a female subject complaining of chest pain.

Jefferson County

Sheriff’s Office

Arrests

Julie Goree, 50, of the 12000 block of East Hutchinson Road, was arrested at 8:26 a.m. Thursday on a warrant charging failure to appear.

n Lisa Williams, 46, of the 16000 block of North Illinois Highway 37 turned herself in at 11:41 a.m. Thursday on a Jefferson County warrant charging failure to appear.

Incident

Deputies were called to a fight in the parking lot of the Bluford American Legion at 7 p.m. Thursday. Two subjects were banned from the premises.

Illinois State Police

Arrest

Terrance Williams, 22, of the 900 block of South 12th Street, was arrested at 8:20 p.m. Thursday on charges of felon possession of a weapon, possession of cannabis between 2000 and 5000 grams, transportation/carry alcohol by a driver and unlawful transport of a weapon.