Mt. Vernon Register-News

July 5, 2013

Daily Record

The Register-News

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Manish N. Shrastha, 27, Centralia, was arrested at 10:56 p.m. Tuesday on a charge of aggravated battery.

n Robert E. Coulson II, 31, of the 2400 block of Casey Avenue, was arrested at 2:09 a.m. Wednesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.


A woman told police at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday her vehicle was damaged Sunday night in the 1000 block of Bell.

n An employee of a business in the 3400 block of Broadway reported at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday the business received a counterfeit bill.

n A fight reportedly broke out at a tavern in the 1400 block of Salem Road shortly before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. A man was taken into custody and charged with battery.

n A woman called police at 4:09 a.m. Thursday requesting an officer to meet her husband at a business in the 2000 block of Forest Avenue. Police logs state the man caught a subject in a vehicle owned by the business. The business owner chased the suspect a short distance before he eluded the man and authorities.


Loss prevention personnel at Kmart reported at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday a juvenile was in custody for alleged shoplifting.


A woman reported she came out of a business in the 4500 block of Broadway at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday and found her vehicle damaged.

n A caller told police at 8:18 p.m. Wednesday her vehicle was struck while she was inside a business in the 500 block of South 10th Street.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office


James T. Crawford, 22, of the 16000 block of North Illinois Highway 37, was arrested at 6:28 p.m. Tuesday on a charge of failure to register as a sex offender.