ALTON - The Alton Police Department with assistance from an ILEAS team executed a search warrant this morning in Alton.

Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons said the drug raid was conducted at approximately 9:15 a.m. in the 1100 block of West Ninth Street as part of the execution of a search warrant. Simmons said schedule I and schedule II narcotics were found in the property and at least one man is in custody.

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Simmons said that man's name will be released when charges are formally filed, which is expected on Thursday.

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