EL City Police reports

Responding to a Laurel Lane residence for reports of a possible fight, an officer was speaking with the female involved when another officer saw Jerry M. Mellott, 39, of that address, sit down on the mattress and conceal what appeared to be a marijuana cigarette underneath the mattress. Upon investigating, the officer reported finding under the mattress two marijuana cigarettes, several pinch off baggies and a digital scale. Mellott was charged with two counts of possession of marijuana.