In local police reports, the Madison County Sheriff’s Department arrested 28 year old Joshua Champlin of the 500 block of Pearl Street in Godfrey for unlawful possession of weapons by a felon. He was contacted regarding an outstanding warrant and during the investigation, deputies allegedly found a pair of brass knuckles in his possession.
33 year old Cordell Ellis of the 100 block of Allen Street in Madison was arrested for aggravated discharge of a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm, and unlawful possession of weapons by a felon. He was taken into custody after police were called to the report of gunshots fired near his home.
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