James Cates, 61, of the 1400 block of Salem Road, was arrested at 9:27 a.m. Wednesday on a charge of violation of bail bond.
n Kaitlyn Haremski, 20, Benton, was arrested at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.
n Vanessa Halfacre, 18, Wayne City, was arrested at 8:39 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of retail theft.
A man reported at 10:56 a.m. Wednesday a riding lawnmower was taken from a residence in the 400 block of South 20th Street.
n A woman reported at 12:28 p.m. Wednesday two pieces of fencing and a 100-foot roll of fencing was stolen from a residence in the 900 block of North Fourth Street.
n A man requested an officer at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday, stating his phone was stolen at Lowe’s and a tracking application indicated the phone was at a motel on South 44th Street.
n A caller requested an officer at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday for a woman who had medicine stolen from a residence in the 4200 block of Rose Lane.
n Loss prevention personnel at Wal-Mart reported at 8:02 p.m. Wednesday two females were in custody for alleged shoplifting.
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision at 6:24 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of Salem Road.
According to police, Gregory Coomes, 39, of Mt. Vernon was parked on the curb out of the main roadway. A southbound vehicle, driven by Travis Darden, 36, of Mt. Vernon, failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and struck Coomes’ vehicle.
Darden was ticketed on a charge of failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
Both drivers were transported to Good Samaritan Hospital.
A woman requested an officer at 6:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of Veterans Memorial Drive, stating another female struck the reporting person’s husband over a dispute involving their son.
n A woman told police at 9:53 p.m. Wednesday she was allegedly battered by a male subject in the 1000 block of South 23rd Street.
Brian Griffin, 31, of the 700 block of South 17th Street, was arrested at 2:46 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.