Checking local police reports, Alton Police assisted in an operation carried out Thursday morning by officers with the U.S. Probation and Pre-Trial Services of Southern Illinois.  The federal agents visited a home in the 2400 block of Seminary in Alton and searched the property removing numerous items.  No arrests were listed from the operation.

Also yesterday, charges were filed against 30 year old Cody Branham of the 2600 block of Sidney Street in Alton for attempted burglary at the Farm and Home Store on Tuesday, burglary at Metro Sports March 25, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and disorderly conduct for allegedly calling in a false fire report to the Alton Fire Department on Tuesday.  He is in custody on $200,000 bond.


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