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Metropolis Police Report

METROPOLIS – The following information was released by the Metropolis Police Department on Monday, January 9, 2023.

January 1, 2023

Metropolis Officers were called to a fight at the Superbowl. Upon arrival, Officers were directed to a blue vehicle. As officers approached a subject later identified as Desean A. Thomas, 22, of Paducah, KY exited the vehicle and began to vomit. Thomas showed signs of intoxication and he requested an ambulance. Thomas then started fighting with the officers and a passenger from the vehicle. Thomas was taken into custody and then transported to the hospital for treatment. Upon release, Thomas was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest. Thomas was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

January 6, 2023

Jeremy Allen Thoe, 36, of Karnak, IL was arrested outside the Phillips 66 gas station. Thoe was wanted on warrants. The warrants were issued by Massac County for FTA – Possession of Methamphetamines and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Thoe was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

Metropolis Police on the night shift handled a theft call at the Speedy Mart. The subject stole some cigars and left before police arrived. At approximately 10:00 a.m., the clerk called back and informed the police that the subject is back at the store in the gaming area. Upon arrival, officers located Craig L. Montgomery, 32, of Elizabethtown, KY and he still had the cigars on his person. A computer check revealed that he was wanted on a warrant. The warrant was issued by Massac County for a violation of an order of protection. Montgomery was arrested and lodged in the Massac County Detention Center for the warrant and for Retail Theft.

The preceding information pertains to an arrest made by the Metropolis Police Department. This arrest was made on the basis of probable cause and all arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty.