Police Beat for Saturday, April 27th, 2013A 22-year-old Salem man has been arrested by Salem Police for alleged aggravated battery. Mark Walker of West Boone was reportedly involved in a disturbance with a juvenile male at the Skate Board Park in Bryan Memorial Park Friday afternoon. Police report there were no injuries. Walker was taken to the Marion County Jail.
A 44-year-old Centralia man is being held for violation of an order of protection and criminal damage to property. George Barnes of North Maple is accused of breaking out a window in a car owned by Bonnie Burnett of the 200 block of West Third in Centralia. Burnett had an order of protection issued against Barnes.
22-year-old Brody Vest of Liberty Road in Iuka was arrested by Marion County Sheriff's Deputies for alleged forgery. Vest is accused of taking two checks from his mother, signing her name, and cashing them at Biggies.
A 30-year-old Salem man, Eric Clark of South Washington, remained in the Marion County Jail Saturday for alleged violation of bail bond. He was arrested at the Marion County Probation Department.
The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating a burglary to a barn in the 21-hundred block of Lakeshore Road in rural Centralia owned by Michael Bell of College Street in Centralia. The pad locks were cut off the barn door. Nothing is believed to be missing.
The sheriff's department is also investigating the theft of copper wire from a fire damaged home on Currie Road in rural Alma. Linda Alderman reported the theft.
Salem Police are investigating a criminal damage to property complaint. Angela Berning of the 11-hundred block of North Trenary reported a vehicle belonging to Diana Marshall had the window broken out while parked outside the Berning home.
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