Centralia woman jailed for aggravated battery in public place

MARION COUNTY — A 39-year-old Centralia woman is in the Marion County Jail for alleged aggravated battery in a public place.

Shawntel Louis was arrested by Centralia police Friday after she allegedly struck another woman in the face while in the 700 block of McKee Street, then returned a short time later and struck the woman in the back of the head with a brick.

Neighbors reportedly restrained Louis who was transported to SSM health St. Mary’s Hospital for injuries sustained in the incident.

Louis was ultimately taken into custody and transported to the Marion County Jail to await the formal filing of charges and the setting of bail.