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Feb. 3

Wanted man arrested

A Metropolis Police officer observed Jimmy D. Griffin, 24, of Metropolis walking in the 500 block of West 11th St. The officer was aware Griffin was wanted issued by Massac County for failure to appear. Griffin was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Man arrested on Indiana warrant

Antone D. Pointer, 39, of Metropolis was arrested at the Metropolis Police Department on a warrant issued by Scott County Indiana for probation violation. Pointer was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Traffic stop leads to arrest

A Metropolis Police sergeant stopped a white Ford pick-up truck on U.S. 45 near Interstate 24. The Ford had an expired registration sticker of November 2019. The driver, Kevin D. Cremeens, 52, of Vienna had a suspended driver's license. Cremeens could not provide proof of insurance. Cremeens was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended, expired registration sticker and operation of an uninsured motor vehicle. He was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Man arrested: attempted forgery

Jeriann E. Youman, 43, of Metropolis was arrested for forgery. Youman attempted to pass an obvious phony bill to the clerk at the Citgo. Youman was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Man arrested for battery

Metropolis Police were called to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 1200 block of Market St. Upon speaking with the victim, officers learned he was beat up by his live-in boyfriend, Cheston Lee Sledd, 32. Sledd had left prior to the arrival of Metropolis Police Department. The victim had obvious signs of injury and stated he was punched, kicked and bit by Sledd. Sledd was located a few minutes later at Sonic Drive-Inn. Sledd had the victim's blood on his clothing. Sledd was taken to Massac Memorial Hospital to be medically cleared as he appeared to be under the influence. Sledd was arrested for domestic battery and lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Feb. 4

Metropolis man arrested on warrants, drug charges

Gregory L. Corzine, 60, of Metropolis was arrested at Ferry and West 10th Streets. Corzine was wanted on Massac County warrants for possession of methamphetamine and possession of more than 100 grams of cannabis. Corzine was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Feb. 5

Metropolis woman arrested for violation of order of protection

A Metropolis Police sergeant conducted an investigation of a violation of an order of protection and identity theft. The victim had contacted the police department to open the investigation. This led to the arrest of Lisa A. Massey, 52, of Metropolis. Massey was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Accident leads to arrest

Metropolis Police officers were handling a crash with injuries in the intersection of U.S. 45 and Devers Road. A Metropolis Police sergeant was advised a subject entered the crash scene, removed a cooler from one of the vehicles and was then leaving the scene. The sergeant spoke with the driver, Angel L. Guajardo, 41, of Marion, who stated he was called by the girlfriend of one of the drivers, to pick up the cooler containing groceries. A computer check revealed Guajardo had a revoked drivers' license. Guajardo was arrested and lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Feb. 6

Casino patron arrested

Metropolis Police officers were called to Harrah's Metropolis Casino, where they met with security who advised Jerry Lee Jr., 36, of Paducah, had been previously trespassed from the property and had then returned. Officers and security located Lee at a gaming table. Lee was arrested and charged with criminal trespass to property. A computer check revealed Lee was wanted by Alexander County, on a warrant. The warrant was for failure to appear. Lee was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

Feb. 7

Driver arrested, released for driving on suspended license

A Metropolis Police sergeant stopped a blue Dodge on West 12th Street near Market Street. The vehicle had an expired registration sticker and a computer check revealed the registration was cancelled. A computer check on the driver, Timothy R. Puckett, 34, of Metropolis revealed his driver's license was suspended. Puckett was arrested and taken to the Metropolis Police Department for processing. Puckett was able to post bond and was released.

The preceding information pertains to arrests made by the Massac County Sheriff's Office and the Metropolis Police Department. These arrests are made on the basis of probable cause and all arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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