On 12/23/15 a Deputy responded to a single vehicle crash near Honeywell. While conducting the crash investigation, the Deputy detected an odor of cannabis. The Deputy located 42 grams of a substance beleived to be cannabis on a passenger in the vehicle. Julius Mahoney, 18 of Vienna, was arrested and charged with Possession of Cannabis over 30 grams. He was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center.
On 12/19/15 a Deputy observed a vehicle being driven by 29 year old Christopher Hornback of Metropolis. The Deputy was aware that Hornback's drivers license were suspended. The Deputy conducted a traffic stop and Hornback was charged with Driving on a Suspended License. During the traffic stop, the Deputy located plastic baggies with Methamphetamine along with smoking pipes and hypodermic syringes on a passenger in the vehicle. 32 year old Kellie Bates, of Metropolis, was arrested and charged with Possession of Meth, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. Bates was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center.
On 12/17/15 a Deputy began searching for a vehicle that had been reported to be driving erratic on ILL 145. The Deputy eventually located the reported vehicle on 12th St. in Metropolis. The Deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. During the traffic stop, the Deputy was advised that the vehicle had been reported stolen from a local car dealership to the Metropolis Police Department. The driver of the vehicle, 34 year old Daryl Kommer of Metropolis, was arrested by the Deputy and charged with Driving on a Suspended License after he learned that Kommer's license were suspended. The Metropolis Police Department handled the stolen vehicle charges. Kommer was lodged at the Massac County Detention Center.