Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested two people New Years Eve for an incident at the Godfrey Wal-Mart store. 21 year old Joseph E. Schwank of the 5000 block of Eiffel Court in Godfrey is charged with retail theft and burglary for allegedly attempting to leave the store with a large screen TV without paying. Police say he was able to get it into a car and leave the scene before being pulled over and arrested. The driver of the car, 42 year old Ketra Weger of the 500 block of Grove in Wood River, was charged with retail theft.
East Alton Police were holding 21 year old Megan Kane of the 4800 block of Blu Fountain in Godfrey for DUI and improper lane usage.
Wood River Police were holding 20 year old Samuel Burney of Wood River for DUI.