Checking local police activity, a second suspect has been charged in the March 8 robbery of the Circle K convenience store in at Route 140 and Stanley Road in East Alton. 30-year-old Frankie J. Brown of the 400 block of E. 7th Street in Alton is charged with armed robbery. He is not in custody. Another man, 30-year-old Trumel Freeman of St. Louis, was charged in this case earlier this month.
Alton Police are investigating the theft of about $6,000 worth of jewelry from display cases at the Macy’s store at Alton Square.
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