Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Alton Police arrested and county authorities have charged 41 year old Ronald Watson of the 2800 block of Circle Drive in Alton following an incident on Monday.  Watson is charged with two counts of residential burglary in the 2300 block of Powhatten and the 900 block of Riley, and aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude police after trying to escape in his vehicle and on foot.

Wood River Police arrested 35 year old Jairo Ixtepan of the 400 block of Lincoln in East Alton for illegal transportation of alcohol, driving without a license and improper lane usage after he drove his SUV into a home on Avalon Street early Tuesday. No one was injured.

East Alton Police were holding 52 year old Donald Bridges of the 100 block of Ohio in East Alton on two outstanding warrants.

A suspect is sought in an alleged weekend rape at an SIUE apartment.  Authorities report that after befriending two students at a local bar, the man followed the women back to their college apartment, where the alleged assault took place.  He is described as a white male, approximately 5'8", with closely cropped dark brown hair and went by the name of Aaron.  

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