In local police reports, Wood River Police were holding 38 year old Jennifer Banks of East Alton for felony retail theft, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and three outstanding warrants.   24 year old Kristine Patterson of Wood River held on an outstanding warrant.  20 year old Justin Terrell of Granite City held on an outstanding warrant.  21 year old Bradan Armes of Wood River for possession of drug equipment and resisting arrest. 

Two people were arrested and charged for allegedly breaking into a building in the 4600 block of McCoy Road in Bethalto on Sunday.  30 year old William Kavanaugh of the 800 block of Holyoake in Edwardsville and 18 year old Arica Blair of the 600 block of Quincy in Alton are charged with possession of burglary tools and unlawful possession of a controlled substance – heroin. 

Alton Police are investigating a crash that took place yesterday morning at Highway 140 and Fosterburg Road.  One person was hospitalized but a second driver was not seriously injured in the head-on crash between a pickup and a flatbed tow truck.  The names of the drivers were not released and charges in the case are pending.


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