Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, East Alton Police were holding 27 year old Michael Butler of the 200 block of Whitelaw Avenue in Wood River for posession of a controlled substance and multiple traffic violations. 39 year old Kristie Lawton of the 5300 block of Caroline Drive in Godfrey was being held on an outsanding warrant.
Police in Wood River reported that no one was being held in their jail during our early morning check.
The Madison County Sheriff's Office reports that felony charges have been filed against a Granite City man for criminal damage to property. 48 year old Chirstopher Jackson of the 3400 block of Chain of Rocks Road was taken into custody while deputies were investigating a theft complaint on December 27th. Jackson had removed the interior copper components of a central air unit at a residence on Maryville Road, damaging it beyond repair. The estimated cost of replacing the unit is $3,000.