Police Beat for February 9th, 2018

Salem Woman Arrested on Drug Charge. Centralia Woman Turns Herself in on Warrants and Resisting/Obstructing Charges.

A 39-year-old Salem woman has been arrested for possession of methamphetamine and on an outstanding ordinance violation warrant. Salem Police say Shanae Green of South Vincent was initially taken into custody following a traffic stop on the outstanding warrant. The meth charge was added after police allegedly found a cotton ball with meth residue in a glass case inside an open pouch of a backpack sitting next to her.

33-year-old Christine Thomas of Trust Road in Centralia turned herself in on resisting arrest and obstructing justice charges as well as two outstanding warrants. Thomas was being sought by Wamac Police following a fight at a home on the 700 block of James Street on January 27th. She allegedly gave a false name. The Marion County warrant is for failure to appear on a prior obstructing charge. The outstanding Clinton County warrant is for failure to appear in court on a 2015 misdemeanor case.

Five others were arrested on outstanding warrants. 23-year-old Brittany Williams of Melrose Drive in Centralia is being held on an outstanding Marion County failure to appear battery warrant and a Jefferson County felony case. 33-year-old Anton Decibus of South Elm in Centralia is being held in lieu of $20,000 bond for failure to appear in a possession of methamphetamine case. 40-year-old Steven Wathan of South Mill in Flora was arrested on two outstanding Clay County felony warrants. 27-year-old Dustin Wilson of Robbinet Street in Centralia is being held in lieu of $7,500 bond for failure to appear on an criminal trespass to property charge.

23-year-old Jaime Finckbone of North Shelby in Salem was released after posting bond on a Jefferson County DUI warrant.