Police Reports

March 1-7, 2020

March 1

Kentucky woman arrested on charge of DUI

At approximately 2:15 a.m., a Metropolis Police sergeant stopped a black Chevrolet on U.S. 45 near Faughn Lane for speeding — 71 miles per hour in a posted 45 mile per hour zone. The sergeant detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on the driver’s breath and noted her speech was slurred. The driver, Shelby M. Lowry, 23, of Kevil, Kentucky was given a set of field sobriety tests, which she failed. Lowry was arrested for speeding, and driving under the influence. She was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

March 3

Kentucky man arrested at Harrah’s on drug charges

Metropolis Police officers assisted the U.S. Marshals and McCracken County Sheriff’s Office deputies in locating a wanted subject out of Kentucky. William Lee Renz, 35, of Cadiz, Kentucky was wanted on a Kentucky warrant. With the assistance of Illinois Gaming Board Agents, Renz was located at Harrah’s Metropolis Casino and Hotel and taken into custody. A search of his room revealed meth and paraphernalia. Renz was also charged with possession of meth and possession of meth with the intent to deliver. Renz was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

March 4

Metropolis man wanted on warrant is arrested

Edward I. Warwick, 52, of Metropolis was arrested outside Spence Apartments. Warwick was wanted on a warrant issued by Massac County for fraud. Warwick was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

March 7

Vienna woman arrested on charge of disorderly conduct

Sherry Renee Dodge, 52, of Vienna, was arrested and charged with two counts of disorderly conduct. While at Baymont Hotel, Dodge called 911 to report she was being robbed in the lobby of the hotel. Upon arrival, officers spoke to patrons in the lobby who stated nothing was going on. Dodge then called 911 to state the subjects were in her room. Officers forced their way in a found her to be alone. Dodge was lodged at Massac County Detention Center.

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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