July 19

A Metropolis officer stopped a white Dodge Caravan for speeding, 48 mph in a 35 mph zone, on Fifth Street at East 8th Street. A computer check on the driver, Breanna LP Gilbert, 24, Paducah, Kentucky, indicated her driver’s license was suspended. Gilbert was charged with driving while license suspended and speeding. She was released on bond.

A Metropolis officer observed a black Chevrolet pickup truck that had recently been reported as stolen to Massac County Sheriff’s deputies. A traffic stop was conducted. The passenger, Louis A Tripplet, 57, Metropolis, was found to be in possession of a glass smoking pipe with drug residue on it as well as an open bottle of alcohol. Tripplet was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal transportation of open alcohol. He was released on bond. The vehicle and driver were turned over to Massac County deputies.

July 20

A Metropolis sergeant arrested Joshua N. Sullivan, 30, Metropolis, in the 1200 block of Coburn on a Massac County warrant for domestic battery. Sullivan was taken to the Massac County Detention Center.

July 21

Metropolis officers were called to a residence in the 1100 block of East 3rd Street. Officers met with the caller who alleged that Christopher A Widener,25, Metropolis had damaged his garage. The caller advised he would sign a complaint. A Metropolis sergeant located Widener at 7th and Scott streets. Widener was arrested for criminal damage to property and taken to the Massac County Detention Center.

July 25

Metropolis officers were called to a residence on Crestview Drive. Upon arrival, they found Joshua K. Hunt, 27, Metropolis, acting irrational and talking to himself. Officers indicted he became angry and threw large rocks in the driveway blocking vehicles from moving. He was also yelling at the car. Hunt was arrested for disorderly conduct and take to the Massac County Detention Center.

The preceding information pertains to arrests made by 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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