Jan. 2

Metropolis officers were called to a residence in the Spence Apartments for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, the female, later identified as Hailey M. Dummitt, 20, of Metropolis, left the apartment. When asked to stop, she ignored the officers and continued to the parking lot and entered a parked vehicle. After numerous requests, she finally unlocked the car door and exited. Upon speaking with the victim, officers learned they had been arguing for a while. Dummitt threw a crockpot full of food onto the floor and then attacked the victim. The victim had scratch marks on his arms and face. Dummitt was arrested for domestic battery and lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Jan. 3

A Metropolis officer observed a green Honda Civic on 10th Street. The officer recognized the driver as Matthew L Owens, 29, of Metropolis, who had a suspended driver’s license. A traffic stop was conducted, and a computer check confirmed that Owen’s license was still suspended. Owens was charged and released on bond.

Metropolis officers were called to a residence in the 600 block of East Seventh Street for a trespassing complaint. The owner stated there was a male inside his shed without permission. Upon arrival, officers observed the subject exiting the shed. He refused commands to stop and continued leaving the area. Officers caught

up with him, and he refused to cooperate and resisted arrest, struggling with the officers and trying to break free. William C. Ulrich, 31, of Metropolis, was arrested for criminal trespass to property and resisting arrest. Ulrich was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Jan. 7

Metropolis officers were called to Harrah’s Casino. Upon arrival, they met with an Illinois Gaming Agent who stated that Destiny S. Duke, 27, of Clinton, Kentucky, attempted to enter the casino using another person’s identification card. Duke was arrested and charged with unlawful use of an identification card. Duke was released on bond after processing.

Jan. 8

Keith T. Willis, 46, of Metropolis, was arrested in the 500 block of West Fifth Street. Willis was wanted on a warrant issued by Massac County for violation of an order of protection. Willis was lodged in 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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