Oct. 24

Metropolis officers were called to the 1600 block of Ferry Street for a disturbance. The investigation revealed that Robert L. Parmley III, 43, of Metropolis, was involved in an argument. During this argument, Parmley retrieved a knife from his vehicle and stabbed a tire on another vehicle. Parmley was arrested and charged with criminal damage to property. He was transported to the Metropolis Police Department for processing and released on bond.

Oct. 25

Cale A. Lewis, 40, of Metropolis, was arrested in the 1200 block of Ferry Street. Lewis was wanted on a warrant issued by Massac County for driving while license suspended. Lewis was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Oct. 26

Metropolis officers were called to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 200 block of East Sixth Street. The victim advised she was shoved into some shelving causing injury. Kevin D. Berling, 49, of Metropolis, was arrested and charged with domestic battery. He was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Metropolis officers were called to the 500 block of Yasoda for a trespassing complaint. The caller stated that Darrell A. McCoy, 58, of Metropolis, was on his property after being previously trespassed. Upon arrival, officers observed McCoy on the property. Officers were aware in the previous trespassing complaint and observed “No Trespassing” signs on the property. McCoy was arrested for criminal trespass to property and lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

The Southern Illinois Drug Task Force (SIDTF), the Massac County Sheriff’s Office and the Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Zone 7 executed a search warrant at a residence in rural Metropolis. Casey M. Suggs, 46, of Metropolis, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver over 400 grams (Class X Felony) and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon (Class 3 Felony). The investigation leading to this arrest was conducted by the SIDTF. The membership of the Ullin Office of the SIDTF is comprised of the Illinois State Police, the Massac County Sheriff’s Office and the Metropolis Police Department. The cases will be prosecuted by the Massac County State’s Attorney Joshua Stratemeyer.

Oct. 27

A Metropolis officer stopped a silver Impala for failure to stop at a stop sign on Third and Pearl streets. A computer check on the driver, James H. Smith, 61, of Metropolis, showed he did not have a valid driver's license. As the officer was waiting for the tow truck and was completing the citations, the Metropolis K-9 officer observed Smith rummaging through the vehicle. He then observed Smith holding a handgun that he retrieved from under the passenger seat floorboard area. Smith obeyed commands to drop the weapon, a loaded 9mm handgun. Smith was charged with no valid driver’s license, disobeying a stop sign and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Smith was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Travis Lee Boys Miller, 37, of Metropolis, was arrested in the 500 block of East Seventh Street. Miller was wanted on a warrant issued by Massac County for DUI. Miller was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Helen R. Cissell, 47, of Metropolis, was arrested in the 700 block of East 12th Street. Cissell was wanted on a warrant issued by Massac County for a petition to revoke probation. Cissell was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

A Metropolis sergeant stopped a silver Chrysler for failure to use turn signal on 10thStreet near Ferry Street. A computer check on the driver, Brandon Lee Gilbert, 29, of Metropolis, revealed his driver's license was suspended. Gilbert was charged and released on bond.

James L. Summers, 44, of Metropolis, was arrested in the 1800 block of Ferry. Summers was wanted on a warrant issued by Massac County for possession of a stolen firearm. Summers was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Oct. 28

Curtis W. Whited, 41, of Metropolis, was arrested in the 700 block of West 10th Street. Whited was wanted on a warrant issued by Massac County for criminal damage to property. Whited was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Oct. 30

Metropolis officers received a complaint of a driver in a orange Mustang doing donuts in a parking lot near 12th Street and Commercial Drive. Officers located the vehicle, and they were advised of the complaint and told to stop. After officers left, the caller called back stating the driver continued to rev the engine and continued to be disruptive. A Metropolis sergeant again located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. A computer check revealed the driver, a 17-year-old juvenile from Paducah, had a suspended driver's license. The juvenile was arrested and taken to the Metropolis Police Department for processing. He was released on bond.

Alvin A. Ingram, 18, of Peoria, was arrested at a residence in the 600 block of East Seventh Street. Ingram was wanted on a warrant issued in Peoria for aggravated battery. Ingram was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Harrison D. Flowers, 47, of St. Louis, was arrested at Harrah’s Casino. Illinois Gaming Agents and security called to state that Flowers had been previously trespassed from Caesars property. Flowers was charged with criminal trespass to property. He was processed at the Metropolis Police Department and was released on bond.

Metropolis officers were called to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 500 block of East 11th Street. The caller inside the house stated somebody was attempting to gain entry in his residence. Upon arrival, officers located Ricky W. Owens, 47, of Metropolis, at the front door with the screen door open. Owens advised he was trying to get inside because the homeowner invited him. The owner/victim was visibly upset and denied inviting Owens in or even over to the residence. Owens was charged with criminal trespass to property and lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Oct. 31

Metropolis officers were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of West 10th Street. Upon arrival, officers observed a male and female in a heated argument. Witnesses and the victim stated that Thomas T. Reed, 18, of Metropolis, struck, choked and threw the victim to the ground. Reed was arrested and charged with domestic battery. Reed 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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