City police investigate report of shot fired

Watertown police cruiser. Watertown Daily Times

WATERTOWN — Louis Casares, 43, of 110 Commerce Park Drive, Apt. 342, was charged by city police Sunday with driving without a license, driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated and following too close.

According to police records, Mr. Casares had a 0.20% blood alcohol content, or BAC, when measured, which is more than twice the legal limit of 0.08%. He also has two prior DWI convictions within the past 10 years, elevating the DWI and aggravated DWI charges to felonies.

Mr. Casares was taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and held for arraignment in City Court on Sunday morning.

Cleveland Ballard, 23, who is homeless, was charged by city police Saturday with second-degree obstructing government administration.

According to police records, Mr. Ballard allegedly ran away from uniformed city police officers who were investigating a weapons complaint, even after being told to stop.

Mr. Ballard was arrested and taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and issued an appearance ticket for his charge. He was then turned over to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant.

Jamell B. Morgan, 33, of 110 Commerce Park Drive, Apt. 143, was charged by city police Friday with trespassing.

According to police records, at about 8:51 p.m. Friday, Mr. Morgan allegedly acted in a disorderly way in the Samaritan Medical Center emergency room and refused to leave when asked.

Mr. Morgan was taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and released with an appearance ticket.

Hunter R. Matthews, 22, of 423 Seward St., was charged by city police Friday with second-degree criminal trespass.

According to police records, at about 6:20 p.m. Friday, Ms. Matthews allegedly illegally entered the house at 244 N. Rutland St.

Ms. Matthews was arrested at the scene, taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and released with an appearance ticket.

Graig A. Bush, Jr., 25, also of 423 Seward St., was charged by city police Friday with second-degree criminal trespass.

According to police records, at about 6:20 p.m. Friday, Mr. Bush allegedly illegally entered the house at 244 N. Rutland St. with Ms. Matthews.

Mr. Bush was arrested at the scene, taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and released with an appearance ticket.

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