While on patrol, a Metropolis sergeant observed a white Mustang fail to signal a turn from Vienna Street onto 12th Street A traffic stop was conducted. A computer check revealed that the driver, Matthew R. Culwell, 30, of Golconda, had revoked drivers license. A search found him in possession of a used hypodermic needle/syringe in his pants’ pocket. A search of the vehicle located pills identified as oxycodone. The passenger, Kyle G. Dixon, 26, of Simpson, was found to have a clear plastic baggie containing cannabis as well as paraphernalia. Culwell was charged with driving while license revoked, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Dixon was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of cannabis not in a proper container and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.
Curtis W. Whited, 41, homeless, was arrested for criminal trespass to property. Whited had been told numerous times by the resident in the 700 block of Catherine Street to not return to the property. He was also advised by Metropolis officers not to return. Whited ignored the directions and returned again to the property. Whited was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.
Metropolis officers were called to a disturbance at a residence in the 1600 block of Ferry Street. Upon arrival, officers observed a male and two females in a loud argument. Investigation revealed that during an argument, the victim had been struck numerous times by Sane L. Doyle, 33, of Metropolis. Doyle was arrested and charged with domestic battery. Doyle was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.
Metropolis officers were called to a residence in the 600 block of Kennedy Drive. Upon arrival, officers observed Jeremy C. Johnson, 33, of Paducah, knocking on the front door. The officers had previously trespassed him from that residence. Johnson was argumentative and not cooperative. He was informed that he was under arrest for criminal trespass to property. He resisted efforts to be taken into custody. With the assistance of Massac County deputies, he was arrested. He continued to resist efforts to be taken to the squad car and was threatening the victims. Johnson was charged with criminal trespass to property, resisting arrest and intimidation of a witness. He was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.
A Metropolis sergeant observed a grey Toyota pick-up truck on 12th Street. The sergeant recognized the driver, Robert J. Marks, 36, of Metropolis, and was aware that he had a suspended driver’s license. A traffic stop was conducted. Marks was charged with driving while suspended and released on bond.
Metropolis officers responded to Huck’s gas station for a theft. The victim stated that her i-Phone 7 was stolen, and it was captured on video. She further stated that the thief was in the parking lot. The victim identified the thief, who officers recognized a Jeanne L Mann, 39, of Metropolis. Mann denied taking the phone. Officers reviewed the video, which showed that Mann did take the phone. Mann was arrested, charged with theft and lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.
A Metropolis sergeant observed a gray Toyota pick-up truck on Catherine Street heading southbound. He recognized the driver as Robert J. Marks, 36, of Metropolis, who was just cited two days prior for driving while suspended. A traffic stop was conducted and a computer check confirmed that Marks still had a suspended driver’s license. Marks was again charged with driving while license suspended and released on bond. The owner of the truck, Dawn Marks, 55, of Metropolis, had been warned on the previous stop that she could be charged with allowing Robert Marks to drive the vehicle. When Dawn Marks came to the police department to get the tow/impound release signed, she was charged with allowing an unauthorized person to drive a motor vehicle and released on bond.
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.