Checking overnight police activity, the Wood River Police Department is investigating a series of burglaries from Thursday night. Two were in the 500 block of State Street, one in the 400 block of Leslie, one in the 200 block of Penning and one in the 200 block of Eula. One of the Burglaries was interrupted by the homeowner, who described the suspect as a white male who fled in a white, late model 1990's Ford F150 or F250 extended cab pick up truck. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Police Department at 251-3113.

Lodged this morning in the Alton Jail are 32-year-old Amy L. Gray of the 100 block of West Main in Bethalto for felony retail theft; 39-year-old Jamie D. Harrigan of the 4000 block of Maryland Manor Court in Granite City for retail theft; 27-year-old Jennifer L. Price of the 2300 block of Birch Street on a warrant; and 24-year-old Alan L. Cox of the 2000 block of Agnes on a warrant. East Alton Police were holding 63-year-old William J. Richardson of St. Louis on a warrant.