Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff’s Department arrested two people for retail theft from the Wal-Mart store in Godfrey. 28 year old Brittney Turner of the 2000 block of Mulberry Street in Alton and 33 year old Antione Parker of the 4000 block of South Park Drive in Belleville were taken into custody during a traffic stop last Saturday afternoon. Police report Turner attempted to walk out of the store with flashlights and light bulbs in her purse. A loss prevention officer confronted the pair outside the store and she allegedly turned over the merchandise but then they fled in their vehicle only to be stopped by police near the store. Both were taken to the Madison County Jail.
Elsewhere, there was no one else new reported held earlier this morning.