In local police reports, Alton Police took part in a raid of a duplex in the 400 block of Jefferson Avenue on Tuesday.  Two men were arrested in the operation and drug charges against them are pending.  The operation was carried out by members of the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System, including Alton Police Officers and the Madison County Sheriff's Department.  A tip by the city's Nuisance Abatement Task Force lead authorities to conduct an investigation and make the arrests.   The area where the operation took place is in a neighborhood off State Street behind the Catholic Children's Home.


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