Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, felony charges have been filed against two Alton men following a traffic stop on Friday. 21-year old Joshua S. Shelton of the 500 block of East 11th Street and 22-year old Adam T. Hilton of the 2220 block of Norside Drive in Alton were each charged with one count of felony residential burglary Monday.

According to a report from the sheriff's office, deputies stopped a suspicious vehicle, driven by Shelton, near the area of Fairmont Avenue and Logan Street just before 7 p.m. Friday. A subsequent search of Shelton and Hilton resulted in the recovery of several pieces of jewelry, coins and a prescription pill bottle prescribed to a resident of 1212 Callahan Drive in Alton.In addition to the felony charge, Shelton was also issued citations for disobeying a stop sign and obstructed windshield. Both men are being held on $60-thousand bond.

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