Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested two people for allegedly attacking a woman at her home in East Alton last Saturday. 32 year old Heather Batton and 39 year old Matthew Batton, both of Florence, Kentucky, are charged with aggravated battery. The 64 year old victim told police the suspects had been staying with her while they were in the area. The two were taken to the Madison County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bond each.
Wood River Police were holding 27 year old Jacob Fritz of Gillespie for retail theft and criminal trespass to land.