The Mt Vernon Police Department has arrested three people in connection with recent burglaries in the city.
On October 24th, officers responded to a residential burglary that occurred in the 1600 block of Isabella. The Mt Vernon Police Department Detective Division began an investigation of the burglary which led to a Jefferson County warrant being issued for 19 year old Quincy D Hughes. The warrant charged Hughes with Residential Burglary, bond set at $40,000 (10% applies). On October 25th, 2017 detectives arrested Hughes on the warrant and incarcerated him in the Jefferson County Justice Center where he remains incarcerated.
On November 2nd at 1004 hours, Officers responded to the 1800 block of Benton Road for a report of an interrupted burglary in progress at a business. The offender, 32 year-old Brandon Williams, had been confronted by the property owner and fled the scene on foot. Witnesses watched Williams until officers arrived on scene and took him into custody. Williams remains incarcerated in the Jefferson County Justice Center with bond set at $50,000 (10% applies).
On November 6th at 1201 hours, Officers responded to a report of a burglary from motor vehicle that occurred in the 1700 block of Oakland. Officers observed the offender near Casey’s in the 700 block of Salem Road. The offender, 18 year old Cortez Johnson, fled from officers on foot. Officers initiated a foot pursuit of Johnson and took him into custody in an area north of the 1100 block of Maple. Johnson has been charged with Burglary from Motor Vehicle and Resisting Arrest. Johnson is incarcerated in the Jefferson County Justice Center with bond to be set. All three are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.