Mt. Vernon Police Department
Richard Skortz, 31, of the 700 block of North Street, was arrested at 2:04 p.m. Tuesday on a charge of violation of bail bond.
n Dereck Woods, 21, of Centralia, was arrested at 9:25 p.m. Tuesday on charges of aggravated domestic battery/strangle and violation of bail bond.
A caller told police at 1:29 p.m. Tuesday a man was battering a woman inside a white Dodge Charger or Avenger on Ninth Street. An officer investigated the call but did not locate a problem, the police logs state.
n A woman informed police at 5:01 p.m. Tuesday a man known to her had taken her chickens and some other items from a residence while she was moving out. The incident took place in the 600 block of South 20th Street.
n A woman told police at 8:17 p.m. Tuesday she had been battered by her husband in the unit block of Warwick Lane.
n A caller reported to authorities at 10:05 p.m. Tuesday roughly seven people were involved in a physical altercation outside a residence in the unit block of Edgewood Drive.
n A woman told police at 3:24 a.m. Wednesday a female suspect was “tearing up” her son’s car, the police logs state. The incident occurred in the 800 block of South 18th Street.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
A caller reported to police at 4:51 p.m. Tuesday his mailbox had been damaged in the 16600 block of East Fairfield Road.
n A resident told police at 11:17 p.m. Tuesday they had arrived home to discover three guns had been stolen. The incident took place in the 1000 block of Park Avenue.