In local police activity, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 30-year-old Barbara A. Gates of the 1400 block of Monroe Street in Alton for Retail Theft (2nd Subsequent Offense) after she allegedly stole four bottles of liquor from the Godfrey Wal-Mart. Alton Police were holding 37-year-old Justin D. Ivins of the first block of Leah Drive in Fairview Heights and 37-year-old Carl G. Love of the 10,100 block of Crown Pointe in St. Louis for Disorderly Conduct.
East Alton Police were holding 30-year-old Shelly M. Smith of the 800 block of South Street for Intoxicated Pedestrian, Resisting Arrest and Battery; 32-year-old Ryan W. Lovett of the 3400 block of Milton Road in Alton for Retail Theft; and 35-year-old Joseph D. Partain of the 1400 block of 13th Street in Cottage Hills on multiple traffic offenses.
There was no one lodged in the Wood River Jail during our morning check.
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