Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Wood River Police were holding 23 year old Stephanie Page of the 500 block of Madison in Wood River for battery. 21 year old Trey Bax of the 3500 block of Highway Z in Hillsboro, Missouri, held for possession of cannabis and drug equipment.

East Alton Police were holding 55 year old Raymond Burnett of East Alton on an outstanding warrant.

Alton Police responded to a serious looking traffic accident at Alby and 20th Streets yesterday afternoon, but no serious injuries were reported although three people were transported to area hospitals. Their names have not been released. Authorities report one car overturned following a collision between two vehicles around 2:20pm yesterday at the intersection.

The Madison County Sheriff's Department reports charges against a Staunton man following a police pursuit over the weekend. 41 year old Stephen Bolin is charged with criminal damage to state supported property, fleeing or attempting to elude police and DUI. Bolin apparently hit a squad car belonging to Livingston Police twice on Christmas Eve as he attempted to avoid a traffic stop. He eventually escaped, but his car was found abandoned a few blocks from his home in Staunton where he was later arrested without incident.