Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Wood River Police were holding 27 year old Romell Hamilton of Godfrey for domestic battery. 28 year old Lori Mielke of Wood River for battery and an outstanding warrant.

East Alton Police were holding 20 year old Rachel Jordan of the 300 block of Droopy in Cottage Hills for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing a peace officer.


Police in East Alton were also investigating a traffic accident that reportedly injured two women who were in one car. The single vehicle crash occured just before 11pm Sunday on East St. Louis Avenue near Kingshighway. Authorities have not released the names of those involved or their conditions, but both were transported to local hospitals for treatment.


There was no one else new reported held during local jail checks earlier today.