Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested two people for retail theft over $300 from the Godfrey Wal-Mart on Tuesday.   52 year old Lionel Snipes of the 800 block of Ridge Street in Alton, and 26 year old Saverla Johnson of St. Louis were attempting to return in store merchandise for store credit although the items presented had not been paid for.  

Snipes was additionally charged with retail theft following a similar incident at the same store last month.

There was no one else reported held during the other local checks earlier today.

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