Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Alton Police were holding 26-year old Joshua S. Ainsworth of the 120 block of Nicholas Drive in Shiloh for felony-retail theft. Also in the custody of Alton Police this morning, were 65-year old Violet J. VanDee of Wilsonville, IL, held for retail theft; 57-year old Paula. S. Varble of the 2820 block of Gerson Avenue in Godfrey, held for criminal trespass to real property; 24-year old Jarrett D. Telford of the 2100 block of Washington Avenue in Alton, held for operating a motor vehicle while registration suspended and operating an uninsured motor vehicle; and 40-year old Montigo L. Embry of the 1000 block of Tremont Street in Alton was held on an outstanding warrant

There was no one new reported in the custody of East Alton or Wood River Police during our early morning checks.

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