Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Bethalto Police are searching for 27 year old Rickey J. Buie of the 500 block of Longfellow after he was charged yesterday in Madison County Court.  Buie was charged with a count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.  Authorities say the incident involved an 8 year old female.  Bond has been set at $250,000.

The Madison County Sheriff's Department charged 35 year old Deanthony Tyrone Smith, with no known address, with criminal damage to property after an acquaintance accused him of damaging several items inside her apartment in the 1200 block of Surrey Court in Godfrey.  

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

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