Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff's Department reports several arrests from this week. Three minors were cited for unlawful consumption of alcohol following a complaint of suspicious activity in near 8th and Walnut in Cottage Hills early Thursday morning. Cited were 20 year old Dylan Pruitt of the 3700 block of Franor in Alton, 19 year old Jaquiline Vetter of the 100 block of Oak in Bethalto, and 18 year old Brittany Hanneken of the 7th block of Stanley Road in Cottage Hills. 45 year old Donald Carlyle of the 1200 block of Miller Lake Drive in Jerseyville, charged with burglary following an incident in the 5100 block of Weber Road in Alhambra last weekend. 52 year old Linda Emshousen of the 6400 block of Miller Drive in Edwardsville, charged with retail theft from the Godfrey Wal-Mart.
Alton Police arrested Kirk Buster of the 1100 block of Milnor in Alton for retail theft from Dollar General. Andrew Allen of the first block of Elm Street in Alton was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Wood River Police arrested 21 year old Ashley Schmitt of Aviston, for retail theft and an outstanding warrant.