---- — Mt. Vernon Police Department
n Tavonn J. Golliday, 22, of the 500 block of East Broadway, was arrested at 1:47 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of retail theft.
n n David R. Hill, 39, of the 2200 block of Jones Street, was arrested at 4:19 p.m. Wednesday on charges of disorderly conduct and violation of bail bond.
n Brian A. Doogan, 30, of the 3200 block of Cherry Street, was arrested at 12:03 a.m. Thursday on a charge of violation of bail bond.
n Joshua R. Williams, 23, of the 700 block of South 17th Street, was arrested at 3:11 a.m. Thursday on a charge of resisting/obstructing a peace officer.
n Ronald E. Mody, 66, who is homeless, was arrested at 4:34 a.m. Thursday on a charge of parole violation.
n A woman reported to police at 4:57 p.m. Wednesday a man known to her came to her residence in the 1300 block of South 26th Street and punched her friend in the face. Police observed no visible injuries to the victim, who did not want to file charges.
n A female caller told police at 5:43 p.m. Wednesday she had been battered by a man known to her. The incident occurred in the 300 block of Caborn Street.
n A man reported to police at 9:08 p.m. Wednesday a suspect had asked permission to enter his apartment in the 900 block of Lamar Avenue to retrieve some cocaine left behind in the attic. The male suspect claimed he had lived in the apartment previously. The suspect’s request was denied and the police were contacted. Officers checked the attic and found no cocaine.
n A female caller told police at 12:09 a.m. Thursday she heard a single gunshot possibly originating from the 1200 block of 21st Street. Shortly thereafter, other callers reported hearing gunshots on 21st Street or 22nd Street. A police officer reported seeing fireworks go off in that area at around the same time.