In the early morning hours of Monday, Oct. 29, a routine stop by Elsberry Police Officer Aaron O’Brien led to an arrest involving a warrant and drugs.
According to the Probable Cause Statement, Officer O’Brien observed Jesse Simmons, 34 of Elsberry walking north on 2nd Street in Elsberry.
O’Brien stated he had a citation for illegal burning from the night of Oct. 25. Upon a computer search it was found that Simmons had an active warrant out of Maryland Heights.
Simmons was placed in handcuffs and a search led to the findings of a syringe, a one hitter pipe containing marijuana as well has a cigarette box with a folded paper containing what the officer believes is methamphetamine.
Simmons was transported to the Lincoln County Jail to be booked and processed.
Charges are pending at this time.
Traffic stop leads to two arrests
A routine traffic stop involving no visible front plate and no seatbelt led to two arrests on Saturday, Oct. 27.
According to the Probable Cause Statement, Elsberry Police Officer Aaron O’Brien arrested Timothy Golden, Jr., 29 of Elsberry and Devin Lantrip, 28 of Elsberry after finding numerous drug paraphernailia.
Golden was also given citations for driving while revoked/suspended, failure to show proof of insurance, failure to register a motor vehicle, failure to obtain a safety inspection and no seatbelt.
Both men were transported to the Lincoln County Jail for booking and processing.
Charges are pending.
Elsberry man and woman arrested for burglary and drugs
On Sunday, Oct. 28, Elsberry Police Officer Aaron O’Brien responded to the 800 block of North 7th Street in regards to a recent burglary.
According to the Probable Cause Statement, upon arrival a pair of bolt cutters were found behind the home where a burglary had occurred.
The home owner asked that O’Brien search the basement where her son Michael Fakes, 24 of Elsberry and Amanda Fakes, 35 of Elsberry were living.
Upon search a small baggie containing crystal like residue was found.
O’Brien then asked where Michael was and the homeowner stated he left an hour ago and is probably down on North 3rd Street.
After canvassing the area, both Fakes were located. Michael stated he had a big bag of marijuana near his grown and a dugout. Amanda stated she had a methamphetamine pipe in her bag.
The pipe as well as other drug paraphernalia was located.
Both were transported to the Lincoln County Jail for booking and processing.
Charges are currently pending.
Silex man swinging ax charged with felony assault
On Oct. 22 Elsberry Officer Raymond Bumbales, Jr. responded to a call involving a man with a ax.
According to the Probable Cause Statement, the victims girlfriends ex-boyfriend Ryan Carraway, 36 of Silex struck him with a large ax in the upper portion of his left arm.
The victims presented the officer with numerous threatening text messages from the past five years.
Carraway has been charged with Felony Assault – 1st Degree and Felony Armed Criminal Action.
Bond was set at $75,000 cash only.
Foley man charged with felony possession of a firearm
A recent burglary investigation by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective Caruso led to a felony arrest of a Foley man.
According to the Probable Cause Statement Donald Lindhorst, 54 of Foley was arrested for the possession of a shotgun while on probation.
Lindhorst was questioned after matching the description of someone breaking into McGruder Quarry in Foley. The intruder caused close to $25,000 in damage.
Lindhorst’s bond was set at $20,000.
Elsberry man sentenced on drug trafficking charges
On Oct. 25, Elijah Harris, 39 of Elsberry was sentenced in regards to drug trafficking charges from an arrest made in July.
Harris was sentenced to eight years for Felony Trafficking Drugs – 2nd Degree and seven years to Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Except 35 grams of Less of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid.
(All persons charged of a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)