Mt. Vernon Register-News

October 29, 2013

Daily Record


The Register-News

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Arrests

n Russell Wallace, 66, Woodlawn, was arrested at 4:12 p.m. Friday on a charge of direct civil contempt.

n Douglas Spells, 64, of the 2900 block of Peach Street, was arrested at 8 p.m. Friday on a charge of driving under the influence.

n Evan Strake, 18, O’Fallon, was arrested at 12:21 a.m. Saturday on charges of possession of liquor by a minor and possession of cannabis between 50 and 500 grams.

n Louis Grote, 19, of the 1900 block of Olive Street, was arrested at 12:16 a.m. Saturday on charges of possession of liquor by a minor and possession of cannabis between 30 and 500 grams.

n Russell Henry, 43, of the 1300 block of South 24th Street, was arrested at 9:21 a.m. Saturday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.

n Chad Baltzell, 39, Belleville, was arrested at 5:38 p.m. Saturday on a charge of domestic battery.

n Deras Moore, 28, of the 800 block of South 22nd Street, was arrested at 8:33 p.m. Saturday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.

n James Walker, 41, of the 16000 block of North Illinois 37, was arrested at 1:47 a.m. Sunday on charges of driving under the influence and possession of cannabis between 2.5 and 10 grams.

n Angela O’Bryant, 48, of the 800 block of South 19th Street, was arrested at 1:55 a.m. Sunday on a charge of criminal trespass to a building.

n Anthony Wilborn, 36, of the 1200 block of South 25th Street, was arrested at 8 a.m. Sunday on charges of criminal damage to property and domestic battery.

Incidents

n An employee of Good Samaritan Regional Health Center reported at 9:45 a.m. Saturday a female was being treated for alleged sexual assault.

n An employee of the Huck’s store in the 4500 block of Broadway reported at 4:44 p.m. Saturday a motorcycle took off from the business and a passenger fell off, lying on the roadway. EMS was requested and the victim was taken to Crossroads Hospital.

n A male caller told police at 9:39 p.m. Saturday a man he knows came to his residence in the 1500 block of Shawnee Avenue and allegedly battered the resident.

Theft

n A woman reported at 12:20 a.m. Sunday her purse was taken from a business in the 1400 block of Salem Road earlier in the evening.

Accidents

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:18 p.m. Friday on the entrance ramp to Interstate 57 at mile post 95.

Police report Sheri Urban, 39, Mt. Vernon, was attempting to merge onto I-57, was unable to so, and when she attempted to brake, her vehicle went out of control spinning in a counter-clockwise motion. She missed a semi and traveled across the lanes. Urban’s vehicle struck a northbound vehicle driven by Holly M. Niles, 31, Clarksvlle, Tenn. Both vehicles spun out of control and came to rest in the grassy median.

Urban was taken to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. Niles and a passenger, 64-year-old Sharon Niles, were taken to Crossroads Hospital.

Urban was ticketed for improper lane usage.

n Motorists involved in a two-vehicle accident 11:06 am. Sunday in the 1300 block of Salem Road were taken to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.

Police report Brandi M. McDaniels, 31, Mt. Vernon, rear-ended a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Paul Bolling Jr. of Marion, who was attempting to turn into a private lot.

McDaniels was issued a citation.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

Arrests

n Stepfon Smith, 17, Belle Rive, was arrested at 6:14 p.m. Friday on charges of aggravated battery and reckless discharge of a firearm.

n Charles Page, 52, Belle Rive, was arrested 6:30 p.m. Friday on charges of aggravated battery of a police officer and resisting/obstructing arrest.

n Michael Gargas, 25, Opdyke, was arrested at 11:58 p.m. Friday on a Fayette County warrant charging predatory criminal sexual assault.

n Kimberly Gaddy, 31, Kansas City, Mo., was arrested at 7:50 p.m. Saturday on a charge of mob action.

n Christopher Hampsten, 39, Iuka, was arrested at 8:05 p.m. Saturday on a charge of violation of bail bond.