Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 54 year old Gene Babcock of the 100 block of Clover in Moro for possession of a controlled substance during a traffic stop in Moro on Sunday. He was allegedly found in possession of cocaine and hydrocodone.

22 year old Gina Lakin of the 2800 block of East 24th Street in Granite City, and 23 year old Jessica Lee of the 2000 block of Cleveland in Granite City, both held for criminal trespass to residence in the 2500 block of North Street in Granite City over the weekend.


The Illinois State Police report the results of a roadside safety check in Alton over the weekend. The detail took place at State and Elm Streets Saturday night and early Sunday and resulted in one arrest for DUI, 4 seat belt violations, seven alcohol or drugs arrests, and a handful of other traffic offenses. The total citations and arrests numbered 28, with 22 written warnings issued.


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

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