Mt. Vernon Police Department
David J. Pederson, 55, Ames, Iowa, was arrested at 3 p.m. Tuesday on charges of endangering the life of a child, armed robbery, aggravated vehicle hijacking, and forcible armed detention. Bail will be set today, according to State’s Attorney Doug Hoffman.
n Timothy L. Boyd, 25, of the 1600 block of South Ninth Street, was arrested at 12:57 a.m. Wednesday on charges of aggravated domestic battery and interference with a report of domestic violence.
A truck driver told police at 3 p.m. Tuesday his rig was damaged while parked at a truck stop parking lot in the 4500 block of Broadway overnight.
An employee of Denny’s in the 4600 block of Broadway reported at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday a semi collided with the west end of the building, causing damage.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
Shanna L. Bellamy, 44, of the 16000 block of Illinois 37, was arrested at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday on a charge of violating probation.
n Melissa P. Workman, 40, Vandalia, was arrested at 4:49 p.m. Tuesday on a charge of driving under the influence while license suspended/revoked. Workman was involved in a three-vehicle accident earlier in the day on Illinois 37 North. Workman was suspended after two previous DUI arrests, jail logs state.
n Jasen E. Dodson, 36, Irvington, was arrested at 10:16 p.m. Tuesday on violation of bail bond.