Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Alton Police were holding 31 year old Harmony E. Decou of the 3200 block of Kilarny in Granite City for battery and illegal transportation of alcohol; 55-year old Jeffrey V. Demond of the 500 block of Vine Street in Alton, held on three counts of battery and resisting a peace officer; 56 year old Robert H. Pearman of the 1900 block of Rhodes in Madison, held for battery and illegal transportation of alcohol; and 25 year old Mark D. Shorter of the 2300 block of Lincoln Avenue, held on multiple outstanding warrants.

There was no one new reported in the custody of East Alton or Wood River Police during our early morning checks.

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