Checking local police reports this morning on Z-1570, the Madison County Sheriff’s Department arrested 56 year old Cheryl Ballinger of the 2700 block of Bostwick in Alton for felony burglary following her arrest on Monday. Police say she was attempting to steal baby formula, and in two previous attempts, also stole baby formula.
31 year old Akia Taylor of the 3200 block of Belle Street in Alton is charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly phoning in a bomb threat to Alton jail staff.
Illinois State Police arrested 61 year old Soloman Craighead of East St. Louis for theft over 10-thousand dollars. He had allegedly stolen more than $20,000 worth of items in a construction zone on Interstate 270 near the canal bridge earlier this month.