Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Alton Police arrested three young people at Rock Spring Park for allegedly attempting to steal Christmas lights.   18 year old King Solomon Burrow of the 700 block of Brown and 18 year old Jamisha Stennis of the 800 block of Washington were each charged with theft.  A third person, a juvenile female, was also arrested, but due to her age, her identity is not being released.  She will be cited through the juvenile courts.  The trio was spotted near the park, and a witnesses called police late Monday night.

The Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 21 year old Joseph Shellenberg of the first block of Lake Drive in Troy for possession of a controlled substance.  He was allegedly found to be in possession of heroin during an incident at a home in St. Jacob over the weekend where police say the man overdosed on the drug.  Shellenberg was treated and released, then arrested and charged.

There was no one else new reported held during the other local jail checks early this morning.

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