Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Wood River Police were holding 20 year old Jennifer Anderson of the 20-thousand block of Hidden Lakesin Brighton, on a Jersey County warrant, obstruction of justice and possession of a controlled substance.


The Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 38 year old Maranda Causey of the 300 block of Whitelaw in East Alton for retail theft over $300 from the Wal-Mart store in Godfrey on Tuesday.


Alton Police reported issuing 13 traffic citations on the first day of school during stepped up patrols.   During the first few weeks of school, officers will again be on the lookout for speeding, cell phone use, seat belts, and giving right of way to those in a crosswalk near elementary schools and Alton Middle School.