Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, East Alton police arrested 24-year old Josie K. Sitze of the 1400 block of 12th Street in Cottage Hills on an outstanding warrant for battery.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office reports that 49-year old James L. Cox of the 211 block of Wonderland Drive in Alton has been charged with a felony for driving with a revoked license. According to a press release, his license had been revoked in 2008 for DU and he was convicted in 2010 for driviving with a revoked license for the associated DUI qualifying him for the enhanced felony offense. His bond was set at $25,000.

The Sheriff's Office is also seeking the assistance of the public as they continue to investigate a report of vandalism at the Greater Alton Church. A church administrator reported that someone had discharged several fire extinguishers and broken multiple coffee thermoses during the early morning hours of April 1st. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Madison County Sheriff's Office by calling 692-4433.

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