Checking overnight police activity, Alton Police were holding 34-year-old William T. Holloway of the 2,000 block of Clawson and 43-year-old Michael T. West of the 1,100 block of East 7th Street, both on warrants. Lodged in the East Alton Jail were 21-year-old Anthony D. Ballinger of the 400 block of Bowman for domestic battery and battery; and 31-year-old Dawn M. Thornton of the 1,000 block of R.R. 159 in Bunker Hill for DUI.
The Illinois State Police are investigating a reported home invasion in Fidelity. At 12:15am Wednesday, a homeowner on Locust Street reported another man broke into his home, sprayed something on him that burned his eyes, battered him and left. The victim was treated and released at Jersey Community Hospital. Jerseyville's K-9 unit was brought in to investigate, and the Jersey County Police were also involved in the response. So far, there have been no arrests in this case.