---- — Mt. Vernon PoliceArrests
Daniel N. Drew, 19, of the 700 block of South 20th Street, was arrested at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of aggravated battery/great bodily harm.
n Alec K. McLaughlin, 21, of the 1100 block of Gaskins Avenue, was arrested at 12:36 a.m. Thursday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
A female employee reported to police at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday five male suspects came into a business in the 400 block of South 34th Street and tried to cash stolen checks. The checks had been stolen from a business in West Frankfort.
n An employee told police at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday a fight was occurring between subjects inside a silver van in the parking lot. The incident took place in the 400 block of South 42nd Street.
n A male caller told police at 9:02 p.m. Wednesday a man known to him had been battered by an underage, intoxicated suspect in the 700 block of South 20th Street. The victim was taken to Crossroads Community Hospital.
n A man reported to police at 12:48 a.m. Thursday his 14-year-old son was a runaway. The man lives in the 1200 block of Cherry Street.
Jefferson CountySheriff’s Office
Brian K. Shelton, 30, of Fairfield, was arrested at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday on charges of violation of bail bond and theft.
n Amanda D. Moussette, 25, of the 300 block of North Fifth St., was arrested at 3:24 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of residential burglary.
n Clarence T.A. Foster, 31, of Salem, was arrested at 4:47 a.m. Thursday on charges of aggravated DUI, DUI, and unlawful transportation of alcohol.
Some mail, including checks, was reported stolen at 3:12 p.m. Wednesday in the 9300 block of East Illinois Highway 15.