In local police reports, Alton Police responded to a domestic dispute at a home in the 1300 block of Alby Street on Tuesday when a man inside was reportedly armed and refused to come out. Police surrounded the residence and an officer spoke to the man for about a half hour before he surrendered peacefully. No injuries were reported.
Police on the SIUE campus report the arrest of the third suspect who was wanted in connection with an armed robbery and kidnapping on the campus on April 2. DeMarcus Butts of Chicago was taken into custody on Monday night and is being held in the Madison County Jail. Two other suspects are already in custody and facing charges.
There was no one new lodged in the East Alton or Wood River jails earlier this morning.
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