Police Blotter | 4/13/2016


(Editor’s note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty and charges may sometimes be dropped or reduced as part of the legal process.)

Columbia Police
April 8
Tina M. Sloss, 34, of Imperial, Mo., was arrested for DUI, speeding and improper lane usage on I-255 at milepost 7.
Steven M. Conaway, 54, of Columbia, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant on Route 3 at Palmer Road.
Zachary A. Notter, 22, of Columbia, was charged with failure to provide information after striking property, improper backing and improper lane usage. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department also charged him with DUI following an early morning incident on HH Road in which road signs and poles were struck by his vehicle.
April 10
The theft of a washer game set from a detached garage in the 700 block of West St. Louis  Street at about 2:30 p.m. is under investigation. Police said a younger white male wearing a dark blue sweatshirt and a white female dressed in black were the suspects. Two suspect vehicles are a silver Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix and a tan 2000 Ford Taurus type car.

Monroe County Sheriff
April 5
Jacob Mathenia, 20, of Waterloo, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding at Fast Stop in Waterloo.
The illegal dumping of eight large truck tires in a creek bed on Brickey Road at Obst Road is under investigation.
April 7
A 16-year-old was arrested on a Monroe County warrant on S. Main Street in Waterloo.
Keith W. Anthony, 23, of Belleville, was arrested on a Monroe County warrant.
The theft of an old farming disc from the woods in the area of 5200 L Road is under investigation.
April 9
Two teens were transported to a St. Louis hospital for treatment of minor injuries sustained in a rollover crash that occurred about 11:40 p.m. in the area of 6000 Maeystown Road south of Waterloo. The vehicle involved was a red 2007 Pontiac driven by a 16-year-old Waterloo girl. The car was totaled as a result of the crash.
April 10
Emergency personnel responded about 12:30 a.m. to a vehicle rollover crash with entrapment on Route 156 near D Road east of Valmeyer. The driver was transported to St. Anthony’s Medical Center in St. Louis for treatment of injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
April 11
David G. Price, 40, of Red Bud, was arrested on a Monroe County failure to appear warrant for possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic needle.
Lonnie Pearson, 52, of Kirkwood, Mo., was served a Monroe County arrest warrant on five counts of felony possession of child pornography. The incident occurred on Feb. 8, according to court information, and alleges that Pearson possessed visual reproductions of a minor engaged in sex acts. He remains in custody at the Monroe County Jail.

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