(Editor’s note: All 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.)
Marvin L. Young, 56, and Milliard S. Carpenter, 51, both of St. Louis, were charged with two counts each of felony theft. It is alleged the two men stole eight wheels and tires from the Brockland auto dealership on April 20 and eight wheels and tires from the George Weber dealership on April 28. Bond has been set at $25,000 each for both men. Neither man was in custody as of Friday.
Marvin L. Wright, 33, of St. Louis, was arrested on warrants out of Alton and East Alton, one of which was for vehicle theft.
Haleigh N. Schwartz, 21, of Dupo, was arrested for DUI, speeding, no valid drivers license, improper lane usage and no insurance on Old State Route 3 at Skyline Drive.
Carly D. Marcum, 24, of Belleville, was arrested for DUI, expired registration sticker and improper lane usage on Route 3 at Gilmore Lake Road after her vehicle was seen traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Route 3.
Michael S. Siebert, 40, of Columbia, was arrested at 2718 Overview Drive for domestic battery and criminal damage to state supported property.
Xavier J. Malone, 18, of Dupo, was arrested for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia on Old State Route 3 at Skyline Drive.
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Eric J. Wilson, 22, of Columbia, was cited for driving too fast for conditions and failure to report a crash that occurred about 2:15 a.m. on Levee Road at Bottom Road. His 2004 GMC went off the roadway and overturned in a field. No injuries were reported.
Skyler Walters, 18, Clayton Huether, 19, and Tyler S. Joseph, 19, all of Columbia, were each cited for illegal transportation of alcohol on Bluff Road.
Deputies are assisting in the investigation into a truck that was discovered in the ditch along Kidd Lake Road just south of Stringtown Road near Fults about 6 p.m. The truck, a gray Dodge Ram 3500 with Kansas plates, was reported stolen out of Wilson County, Kansas, on Friday. The truck has minor front-end damage and was unoccupied at the time of its discovery. An Illinois State Police crime scene processed the truck for evidence.
The possible theft of a Poulan lawn mower from inside a shed on Deer Hill Road is under investigation. The homeowner was working on the lawn mower for someone else.
Kelly A. Grant, 18, of Columbia, was arrested for retail theft at Walmart. She allegedly took fingernail polish, eyeliner and a belt from the store.
Police are on the lookout for a man who ran from a Waterloo officer following an early morning traffic stop. The man is believed to be wanted for armed robbery in Williamson County. Waterloo Police Chief Jim Trantham said an officer stopped a pickup truck for a traffic offense at about 3:25 a.m. in a parking lot at 503 Park Street. The driver, described as a white male standing about 5-foot-11 and wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and dark baseball cap, ran from the officer, who gave chase but was unable to locate the suspect. “Information located in the truck indicates the driver is wanted from Williamson County for armed robbery of an individual with a firearm,” Trantham said. “The truck belongs to a relative of the individual wanted.” Police found a wallet, drugs and cash inside the truck. Columbia’s K-9 unit searched the area with negative results. “All the early-hour businesses in the area were notified to watch for the subject,” Trantham said. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call 939-3377.
A possible theft reported at Nice Twice Resale Shop, 518 Park Street, is under investigation.