Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570 Wood River Police were holding 61 year old Steven Fredrick of the 2000 block of Kohler in Alton for driving under the influence.

Neighbors were evacuated for over seven hours Wednesday during a Granite City standoff.  The incident started yesterday morning in the 22-hundred block of Delmar when an unidentified man claimed he had explosives and a cache of weapons in the home.  He was arrested just before 11 a.m. and transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation.

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