Police Beat for Saturday, April 5th, 2014A 26-year-old Belle Rive man has been taken to the Marion County Jail by Centralia Police for alleged possession of a controlled substance. Thomas Hughey of Main Street was arrested after police were called to a report of what appeared to be two people smoking a foil in a vehicle outside a home on Johnson Street. Hughey denied smoking any drugs and agreed to let police search him. They allegedly found a baggie containing white powder that field tested positive for methamphetamine. Police also searched a woman with Hughey, but no drugs were found and she was not arrested.
Salem Police arrested 43-year-old Autumn Branon of Lynwood Drive in Salem for alleged obstruction of a peace officer. Police say Branon refused to tell them the identify of a man who ran from her vehicle during a traffic stop. Branon later posted $150 bond and was released from the Marion County Jail.
Salem Police arrested 32-year-old Damien Castellari of Basom Road in Salem for disorderly conduct. Police say Castellari was involved in a fight at the Salem Estates Mobile Home Park on North Broadway. They arrested him for disorderly conduct after the victim of the alleged battery did not want to sign a complaint. Castellari was released on a notice to appear in court.
23-year-old Andrew Sloat of Lakewood Drive in Salem posted $150 bond after being arrested by State Police for obstructing identification.
32-year-old Anthony Strain of Boles Street in Alma posted $650 bond after being arrested for driving on a suspended or revoked license and on a Clinton County misdemeanor warrant.
The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating the theft of fishing rods, a weed eater and many other items from the Lesa Lopez property on Waggoner Road in rural Iuka. Lopez also reported vandalism to her property.
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