Checking police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Wood River police were holding 36-year old Jeremy A. Spears of the 200 block of Osprey in Granite City for felony driving under the influence. Also in the custody of Wood River police this morning were 22-year old Winston Mansker of the 600 block of Acton in Wood River heldGeorge Street in East Alton, held on multiple warrants.
The Madison County Sheriff's Office reports felony retail theft charges against 28-year old Dustin W. Smith of the 2110 block of College Avenue in Alton. Smith was taken into custody on Wednesday night after he allegedly stole several items from the Godfrey Wal-Mart. He had previously been convicted of theft in 2002, which made him eligible for the enhanced charges. He is being held on a $15-thousand bond.
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