Brandon E. BlakeTrevon L NorthernEric D. Walker

ALTON - Three suspects have been charged following arrests made Tuesday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. near Cowboy Market on Central Avenue. 

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Trevon L. Northern, 19, of the 300 block of 9th Street, and Eric D. Walker, 25, of the 2400 block of Lasalle Dr. were charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony, and Brandon E. Blake, 27, of the 1300 block of Rixon, was charged with one count of aggravated battery, a Class 2 felony. Northern and Walker were accused of unlawfully possessing less than 15 grams of a substance containing cocaine. Blake was accused of shoving Detective Marcos Pulido, causing him to fall to the ground. 

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Bail for Walker was set at $15,000, bail for Northern was set for $10,000 and bail for Blake was set for $50,000. 

Those charges come after continuing drug arrests by the Alton Police Department. Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons said Cowboy Market was not in anyway involved with the criminal activity. 


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