Fleeing and eluding
Illinois State Police District 21 arrested Reginald C. Jarrett, 43, of Momence, for fleeing and eluding a police officer on Dec. 8. According to a release, a trooper on patrol in Kankakee County at 6:09 p.m. observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed (100 mph in a 55-mph zone) on Illinois Route 17 at 1500N Road. The trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle continued traveling at a high rate of speed and passing other vehicles. The vehicle then failed to stop at the stop sign at Illinois Route 114 and Locust Street in Momence. The vehicle, driven by Jarrett, struck another vehicle. Jarrett was issued tickets for reckless driving, speeding, improper lane usage, disobeying a stop sign, driving while license suspended, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
Illinois State Police District 21 arrested Debraun L. Lewis-Mayo, 21, of Jackson, Tenn., for possession of counterfeit credit cards and possession of counterfeit equipment on Dec. 6. According to a release, a trooper on patrol in Kankakee County at 9:46 p.m., observed a vehicle at a high rate of speed on Interstate 57. The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the occupants. The trooper smelled the odor of cannabis coming from inside the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed counterfeit credit cards and equipment. A judge set his bond at $500,000.
Kankakee police investigated a report of shots fired in the 1800 East Duane Boulevard at 1:07 a.m. on Dec. 19. Five shell casings were found in the road. A house and vehicle parked in the driveway of another house were hit by gunfire
Bradley police arrested Blaise J. Messino, 35, of St. Anne, for possession of a weapon by a felon and aggravated unlawful use of weapon on Dec. 18. According to a prosecutor, an officer was dispatched to a business in the 1300 of Locke Drive in Bradley about a person in a truck parked in the parking lot. The vehicle’s registration was expired, and Messino was driving while suspended. A search recovered a loaded handgun, ammunition, a stun gun and less than five grams of methamphetamine. A judge set Messino’s bond at $100,000.
Kankakee police arrested Corey Q. Felton, 20, of Kankakee, for aggravated use of a weapon on Dec. 17. According to a report, an officer on patrol stopped and talked to four occupants in a vehicle parked in the 900 block of West Charles Street. The officer smelled the odor of raw cannabis coming from the car. While searching the car, the officer found a loaded firearm under the front seat. A prosecutor said Felton was the driver. A judge set Felton’s bond at $25,000.
Illinois State Police District 21 arrested Arthur L. Hudson, 47, of Milwaukee, for possession of a weapon by a felon, forgery and obstructing justice on Dec. 9. According to a release, a trooper on patrol in Kankakee County at 4:21 p.m. observed a vehicle traveling in the left lane on Interstate 57 northbound at mile marker 314. The vehicle was not attempting to pass a vehicle in the right lane and never attempted to move into the right lane. The trooper stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Hudson. A firearm was found during a search of the vehicle. Hudson was issued tickets for unlawful use of driver’s license and driving while license suspended.