Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Wood River Police were holding 28 year old Sharee Webb of Wood River on a failure to appear warrant for theft. 50 year old Quenton Plair of Wood River, held for aggravated assault and disorderly conduct.
Emergency crews were called late Thursday morning to the report of a gas leak near East 7th and Ridge Streets in Alton. A construction crew struck a gas line in the area, and four homes had to be evacuated by the Alton Fire Department as a precaution until the gas was shut off. The intersection and nearby streets were closed while Ameren made repairs and no one was injured.
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