---- — Mt. Vernon Police Department
Jessie A. Arnett, 22, of the 13000 block of East Beal Road, was arrested at 1:37 p.m. Thursday on a charge of retail theft.
• Raydeen M. Tapp, 23, of the 1000 block of Shawnee Avenue, was arrested at 1:40 p.m. Thursday on a charge of retail theft.
• Shantel B. Barnett, 38, of the 900 block of South 24th Street, was arrested at 5:09 p.m. Thursday on two counts of forgery and residential burglary.
• Rhonda S. Johnson, 40, Wayne City, was arrested at 10 p.m. Thursday on a charge of obstructing identification.
• Joe D. Buchanan Jr., 35, of the 1000 block of South 17th Street, was arrested at 4:36 a.m. Friday on a charge of theft over $500.
An employee of Walmart told police at 1 p.m. Thursday two people were in custody for alleged shoplifting.
A woman called police at 11:52 p.m. Thursday to report a male subject punched a female in the mouth at a residence in the 700 block of South 18th Street.
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 8:42 a.m. Thursday in the 4500 block of Broadway.
Police stated Shelby Kiser, 62, of Staunton, Va., was eastbound and attempting to tun onto the Interstate 57 southbound ramp. She turned in front of a westbound vehicle operated by Robert Watt, 60, of Mt. Vernon.
Kiser and a passenger, 69-year-old Clarence Kiser, were transported to Crossroads Community Hospital. Watt was taken to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.
Kiser was ticketed for failure to yield right of way.