Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff’s Department arrested two men after they allegedly stole items from the Godfrey Wal-Mart store. 35 year old Ryan Markle of the 300 block of Mitchell Street in Alton and 30 year old Scotty Hutchens of the 3200 block of Belle Street in Alton both held for theft over $300 after allegedly pushing a cart full of merchandise out of the store last Friday evening without paying. They were arrested during a traffic stop on Godfrey Road near Stamper Lane a short time later.
26 year old Shanita McKellop of Wagoner was arrested Saturday night for unlawful possession of cocaine following a traffic stop on Godfrey Road and Martin Luther King Drive.
Wood River Police arrested 45 year old Charles Waters of Wood River for battery, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and intoxicated pedestrian.
Police in Roxana have identified a suspect who allegedly damaged property during his arrest last week. 22 year old Justin Street of Gillespie was charged with criminal damage to government supported property while inside the Roxana police Department on March 29.
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