On 09/25/15 Deputies were called to Rocky Branch for a Domestic Disturbance. Deputies were told that 34 year old Buffy Parker, of Metropolis, was intoxicated and had caused injuries to her husband. Deputies observed injuries to the victim. Parker was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery. She was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center.
On 09/25/15 Deputies were called to the Emergency Room at Massac Memorial Hospital to speak with a female who was the victim of a Domestic Battery. Deputies were told that the female's boyfriend, 40 year old Michael Eddington of Ledbetter, KY, had struck the victim numerous times with a large stick. The victim was treated for her injuries. Deputies went to an area on Unionville Rd. where the incident alledgedly took place. Deputies recovered a large stick consistent with what they were told. On 09/26/15 Eddington was located and arrested. He was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center and charged with Domestic Battery.
On 09/21/15 Deputies were called to East 3rd St. in Brookport to search for a man who had threatened someone with a knife. Deputies told that a man had threatened two people with a knife had had fled the area. Deputies obtained a description of the male and began searching for him. Deputies located the male a few blocks from the scene. The male was identified as 36 year old Joseph J. Pavone of Brookport. Pavone was arrested and charged with Assault. Pavone was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center.
On 09/16/15 Deputies were called to the 700 block of Mt. Mission Rd. to investigate a fight. Deputies were told by the victim that 33 year old Justin Fairfield, of Metropolis, had struck her and was threatening her. Deputies observed Fairfield to be highly intoxicated. Witnesses also told the Deputies that Fairfield was intoxicated and saw Fairfield strike the victim. Fairfield was arrested and charged with Battery. He was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center. Fairfield is a parolee with the Illinois Department of Corrections. An IDOC warrant was also issued for Fairfield.
On 09/17/15 20 year old Christian Tolbert, of Metropolis, was attending a court hearing at the Massac County Courthouse. Alcohol was detected on Tolbert. Tolbert was arrested and charged with Illegal Consumption by a Minor and for Contempt of Court. He was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center.
On 09/12/15 Deputies were advised of a pickup truck traveling towards Brookport on US HWY 45 driving erratically. Deputies located the truck and conducted a traffic stop. The driver of the truck, 51 year old Paul Rhymer of Golconda, displayed signs of intoxication. Rhymer was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Rhymer was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center.
On 09/12/15 Deputies were called to Barneys Market in Brookport for a person who trespassed from Barneys Market. Deputies located 63 year old Larry Helm inside Barney's. Deputies also discovered a pack of razor blades that had been stolen from Barney's by Helm. Deputies arrested Helm and charged him with Criminal Trespass and Retail Theft.
The preceding information pertains to arrests made by the Massac County Sheriff's Office. These arrests are made on the basis of probable cause and all arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty.