A 48-year-old Alton woman is accused of entering a home without permission and asking for money.  Police say Michele R. Dennis of the 2,300 block of Birch Street walked into a home in the 2,400 block of Henderson on Saturday without permission of the homeowner, asked for money, and even after she was asked to leave did not do so immediately.

Alton Police Public Information Officer Emily Hejna tells The Big Z the homeowner did not have the doors locked.

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Police quickly arrested Dennis after this incident and suspect her in other similar incidents.  She is charged with felony Criminal Trespass to Residence, and is being held in the Madison County Jail on $50,000 bond. 


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