In local police reports, Grafton Police responded to a motorcycle accident in the city on Sunday that seriously injured the driver.  Authorities say the driver…who has not been identified…was attempting a wheelie when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed near city hall after 5pm.  The driver was airlifted from the scene to a hospital in St. Louis for treatment of serious injuries.

Police in East Alton were holding 51 year old Cynthia Thornton of the 3400 block of Seiler Road in Alton for retail theft.


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