WOOD RIVER - Wood River Police Chief Brad Wells said Tuesday night the Wood River Police Department and Illinois Secretary of State Police are investigating an incident with a vehicle that occurred on Carringer Place today.

Wood River Police investigated a situation over the weekend that was a domestic call and it was reported by one involved that a vehicle on Carringer should be checked out. Chief Wells said a Wood River Police officer saw something "that looked suspicious" in the vehicle and as a precaution, the packages were analyzed. The packages were then taken out of the vehicle to make sure everything was safe when the vehicle was eventually towed.

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Chief Wells thanked the Illinois Secretary of State Police for their efforts in assisting and said they do a great job.

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“We always have good cooperation with all the law enforcement agencies, including the Illinois Secretary of State Police,” Wells said.

The vehicle was towed and the road should be reopened by 7 p.m. Tuesday. The situation remains under investigation, Chief Wells added.

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