March 11 – Manav Misra, 37, of Columbia, was arrested on South Main Street at Market Street for a St. County warrant stemming from an ordinance violation for soliciting.
March 12 – Chase A. Dugan, 19, and Joshua B. Brinkmann, 19, both of Waterloo, were each cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of alcohol at Bolm-Schuhkraft Park.
Illinois State Police
March 14 – A single-car crash occurred about 8:45 p.m. on Route 156 near Brian Lane outside of Valmeyer. The female driver of a lavender 2009 Nissan was traveling eastbound when it left the roadway to the right and struck a tree head-on, police said. The woman was airlifted to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis for treatment of serious injuries. Charges of DUI and driving too fast for conditions are pending, per ISP. The Waterloo Fire Department, Monroe County EMS and Monroe County Sheriff’s Department also responded to the crash. The full accident report is not yet complete.
Monroe County Sheriff
March 10 – Two men were arrested after they were selling meat from the back of a truck in the area of 7000 State Route 156. Jade M. Laskach was arrested on a Pike County warrant. Zach Copeland of Lake St. Louis, Mo., was arrested on a Monroe County warrant.
March 10 – Robert Eschmann of Columbia was arrested for two Monroe County warrants on Hill Castle Drive.
March 12 – Sean McCluskey of St. Louis was arrested on a petition to revoke court supervision warrant.
March 13 – Dane Dudley of Waterloo was arrested on an instate warrant.
March 14 – Tara Ostermayer was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant in Hecker.
March 15 – Matt Adams was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant out of Cape Girardeau, Mo.
March 17 – A resident of Back Street in Hecker reported that someone stole his prescribed Oxycontin and Xanax pills. The matter is under investigation.
March 11 – Tyler Riley, 24, and Ryan Kelso, 24, both of Belleville, and William Vinyard, 27, of Columbia, were each issued city ordinance violations at 308 North Library Street for being in the skate park after hours. Vinyard was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. Kelso was arrested for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia.