James Gilbert, 23 of New London, was arrested and charged Sunday with nine counts of property damage on Sunday, May 15.Get our free mobile app
The charges come from an incident on Saturday, May 14. Hannibal Police Department officers responded to the 100 block of Broadway with numerous reports of property damage. A customer exiting the B&B Theater on Saturday witnessed Gilbert damaging their car, at that point, the Hannibal Police were called and Gilbert ran from the scene jumping into a dumpster.
When arriving on the scene officers were about to contact Gilbert and he exited the dumper and attempted to flee officers. A Hannibal Police officer and an off-duty Missouri State Highway Patrolman were about to subdue Gilbert.
Gilbert was transported to the Marion County Jail where he remains on a $50,000.00 cash-only bond.