Three suspected thieves are behind bars following a high-speed chase through the Riverbend last evening. Alton Police report that three men, suspected of stealing items from the Kohl’s on Homer Adams Parkway, led officers on chase through Alton and East Alton before their vehicle hit a spike strip on Route 3 bringing the chase to an end on Delmar Avenue in Hartford. The suspects were taken into custody without further incident.
A subsequent investigation revealed the vehicle was stolen out of Ferguson, Missouri and that the suspects were not from Illinois. According to authorities, one suspect was from Missouri and two were from Arkansas. They remain in custody pending the filing of formal charges.