Brian E. MerrifieldTylon D. BeaslyThe Alton Police Department is asking for your help in the search for two criminals at large. An Alton man is wanted for a number of weapons and drug related charges and a Bridgeton, Missouri man is wanted on charges related to the transfer of counterfeit $100 bills. 34-year-old Brian E. Merrifield of Alton is wanted by Alton Police for Unlawful Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Armed Violence, two counts of Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon, and the charge of Armed Habitual Criminal. The charges come after a search warrant was executed issued by the Jerseyville Police Department in connection to a residential Burglary. As Merrifield is considered armed and dangerous, police say individuals should not try to apprehend him. 19-year-old Tylon D. Beasly of Bridgeton, Missouri is wanted on three counts of Forgery and one count of Aggravated  Unlawful Use of a Weapon. He is described as a 19-year-old black male, approximately 5 feet, 11 inches tall, and weighing approximately 125 pounds. Anyone with information regarding Merrifield or Beasly should contact the Alton Police Department at 463-3505.

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