Checking overnight police activity, Alton Police were holding 34-year-old Edwin T. Stewart of the 1,400 block of Thorpe Street and 64-year-old Sharon K. Cook of the 2,100 block of Bran Avenue in Granite City, both on warrants. Lodged at the East Alton Jail was 20 year old Benjamin C. George of the 400 block of Whitelaw for violation of an order of protection.
A man was killed Thursday night on Interstate-270 near Mitchell. Police say 62-year-old Daniel Steward from Sorento lost control of his Harley Davidson motorcycle and hit a median wire cable. Officers say he was not wearing a helmet. The accident remains under investigation.