Checking local police reports, authorities in Alton are still investigating a break-in and fire at the Country Meadows Antiques store on East Broadway at George Street on Sunday morning.  The fire is being called suspicious by investigators and there were signs of a break in that took place prior to the fire.  Alton Police also reported a few nearby businesses also suffered break-ins either late Saturday or early Sunday, including at George Street Antique Mall, Steve’s Antique’s and Hultz Upholstery.  

Wood River Police arrested 41-year-old Rickey H. Krieb of Wood River for violation of an order of protection.   42-year-old Toby R. Knight of Alton was arrested on an outstanding warrant and taken to the Madison County Jail.


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