In local police reports today, Wood River Police were holding 39 year old Shawn Koffle of Tulsa, Oklahoma, on an outstanding warrant. 29 year old Calvin Terrell of St. Louis, held on an Illinois State Police warrant.
Alton Police were investigating two break-in’s that were reported on Monday. One at a home in the 700 block of Park Drive where copper pipe and furnace coil were found stolen after someone broke a window to enter the home. The other theft was reported in the 200 block of East Center Court where four air conditioning units were stolen.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department called for help from several other departments in rounding up a suspect wanted for vehicle break-in’s. A K-9 officer eventually captured the 19 year old male suspect near Highway 255 and 111 Tuesday morning following a ground search. The break-in’s were reported on Rhondell in East Alton. Bethalto, Wood River, and Illinois State Police assisted in the search. The suspect’s name has not been released.