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Local Arrests

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 6:00 am

Silex man charged with felony drug possession

The Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) arrested a Silex man on Oct. 2 and charged him with felony drug possession.

According to court records, detectives found 38-year-old Trever Quigley, of the first block of Cerny Lane in Silex, inside of a small outbuilding in the 300 block of St. Alphonsus Road while investigating reports of a possible burglary in progress at that address.

Inside a small chewing gum container that was lying on top of Quigley’s phone, authorities discovered a straw and a clear plastic bag containing a substance which tested positive for methamphetamine.

Elsberry Police make arrest involving pills

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, Elsberry Sgt. Aaron O’Brien arrested Colleen Renee Frank of Eolia.

According to the Probable Cause Statement O’Brien had observed Frank acting suspicious on South Hwy. 79 at Dubois Street in Elsberry.

He approached her asking if she was ok because she was walking down the center of the highway.

Her speech was slurred and she appeared to be under the influence of a unknown substance.

After giving permission to search, O’Brien found two pill bottles with labels ripped off.

She was placed under arrest and stated the bottles were obtained from another person and that she had used heroin the day before.

Frank was transported to the Lincoln County Jail to be booked and processed on a 24 hour hold pending warrant application.

Arguing leads to warrant and drug arrest

After observing a male and female arguing on the side of the road, Elsberry Police Sgt. Aaron O’Brien makes a warrant and drug arrest.

According to the Probable Cause Statement, on Thursday, Oct. 12, O’Brien observed the two individuals on the side of the road arguing.

He asked if everything was ok. After a computer check on both subjects he was advised that the female had a active warrant.

Amanda S. Cassels, 31, of Elsberry was searched and found to have a 7-inch knife in her waistband as well as three small baggies containing Crystal Methamphetamine in her coat pocket.

Cassels was placed under arrest and transported to the Lincoln County Jail to be booked and processed on a 24 hour hold pending warrant application.

(All persons charged of a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)