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WJBD - Local News - Police Beat for Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Police Beat for Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

By Bruce Kropp, WJBD News

A 30-year-old Iuka man was arrested for alleged driving under the influence after his vehicle ran off U.S. 50 near Kirby Road in rural Iuka into a ditch.  Clarence Foster of U.S. 50 escaped injury in the wreck.  He later posted bond and was released from the Marion County Jail.  

State Police arrested two people on alcohol charges following a traffic stop.  20-year-old Justin Robinson of Bethalto was ticketed for driving under the influence.  A passenger, 18-year-old Nathan Fay of Bethalto was arrested for illegal consumption of liquor by a minor.  Robinson posted $300 bond and was released from the Marion County Jail, while Fay was given a notice to appear in court.

A 23-year-old Wamac man is being held in the Marion County Jail for alleged domestic battery.  Nathan Foltz of West Apple was arrested by Central City Police.

41-year-old William Shaffer of DeAnn Drive in Centralia was arrested by sheriff's deputies on an outstanding felony warrant.   

25-year-old Brian Ely of Case Street in Centralia remains in custody for driving on a suspended license.  

Two people are being held on petitions to revoke their probation.  19-year-old Tanosha Williams of Champaign and 33-year-old Matthew Unsell of South Maple in Centralia were arrested following court appearances.  

28-year-old Amie Organ of South College in Salem was sent to jail to serve a seven day sentence on a drug court sanction.  

The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating a criminal damage to property complaint.  Donald Jones of Hillcrest Drive south of Salem reported the entry lights to his driveway were broken sometime late Thursday night or early Friday morning. 

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