Four men charged in connection with m...

Four men charged in connection with mailbox smashing

There are 6 comments on the Belleville News-Democrat story from Mar 5, 2008, titled Four men charged in connection with mailbox smashing. In it, Belleville News-Democrat reports that:

Three men from Alton and one from Wood River were charged Wednesday after a Dorsey resident reported seeing them smash his mailbox with a baseball bat, then he followed them until deputies stopped them near Alton.

Charged with five misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property and one misdemeanor count of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia were: Evan R. Busse, 18, of 4620 Camella Place, Alton; Brett E. Beilsmith, 19, 127 Thompson, Wood River; George W. Goeken, 20, 2538 Randolph, Alton; and Zachary T. Hardin, 18, of 4309 Chantel, Alton. Read more

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re smokeweederryday

United States

#2 Mar 6, 2008
agreed. all the way. these guys rock.

United States

#3 Mar 9, 2008
i know these dudes, they are all a bunch of dopeheads anyways. why they gotta be drivin with weed and hittin mailboxes like a bunch of gangstas

De Soto, KS

#4 Apr 14, 2010
this is a sad situation when people cant leave other peoples property alone but at least it was just a smashing of the mailbox and not people stealing things out of mailboxes like we had in Alton back in 2003-1004 crazy how they just let people like all of these criminals walk the streets again!! is it safe to do anything these days?

De Soto, KS

#5 Apr 14, 2010
2003-2004 cant remember exactly
Edw Man

Glen Carbon, IL

#6 Apr 15, 2010
I'd kick these guys asses so bad if I found out they smached my mailbox. They'd cry to their mama!
Edw Man

Glen Carbon, IL

#7 Apr 15, 2010
smashed....even. :)

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