Madison County, IL

East Alton,

Coroner identifies body found in East Alton

An East Alton man has been identified as the person found dead on a parking lot earlier this week in a semi-remote area of the village. The Madison County Coroner’s Office said the man is 62-year-old David Dugan of East Alton. A passerby called police after discovering the body on Monday.
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Edwardsville, ILTelegraph

Drug charges filed in Madison County

EDWARDSVILLE — Drug-related charges were filed in a number of cases Wednesday by the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office. • Ronald C. Feldpausch, 41, of the 100 block of Courtland, Collinsville, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 2 felony. The case was presented by the Collinsville Police Department. According to court documents, on Feb. 23 Feldpausch was found to be in possession of between 5-15 grams of methamphetamine. Bail was set at $45,000.
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Madison County, ILTelegraph

Man charged with failure to register as sex offender

EDWARDSVILLE — A Cottage Hills man identified as homeless was charged Wednesday with failure to register as a sex offender. William S. Keene, 41, listed as homeless out of Cottage Hills, was charged June 16 with unlawful failure to register as a sex offender, a Class 3 felony. The case...
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Madison County, ILTelegraph

Board balks at several appointments

EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board balked at several appointments by board Chairman Kurt Prenzler, including replacing the current chairman of the Madison County Transit District’s board. A total of 18 positions were considered on 13 separate boards or committees. While the chairman can nominate, the county board must approve.
Granite City, ILTelegraph

Drugs, weapons charges filed against Granite City man

EDWARDSVILLE — Drugs and weapons charges filed against a Granite City man last week were unsealed Monday, when an additional drug charge was filed. Justin D. Hill, 30, of the 200 block of Holiday Mobile Home Park, Granite City, was charged June 11 with armed violence and unlawful possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, both Class X felonies; and unlawful possession of weapons by a felon, a Class 2 felony.
East Alton, ILTelegraph

Body discovered Monday identified as East Alton man

EAST ALTON — The Madison County Coroner’s Office identified a deceased white male as David Dugan, 62, of East Alton, whose body was discovered Monday by a passerby on the parking lot of Wieland Rolled Products facility, the coroner said Wednesday. The death is not considered suspicious and nothing indicates...
Missouri StateTelegraph

Missouri residents face multiple charges in separate cases

EDWARDSVILLE — A number of Missouri residents were charged Tuesday with theft and burglary in separate incidents. This comes as Madison County law enforcement officials are developing a “Cross-River Crime Task Force” to deal with a perceived increase in the amount and severity of crimes being committed in the county by Missouri residents.
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East Alton Police Discover Body Of Deceased Male Monday Night, Await Coroner's Autopsy Results

EAST ALTON - The East Alton Police Department is investigating a situation where a deceased white male was found just after 6 p.m. Monday at Industrial Drive and Shamrock Street in East Alton. East Alton Police Chief Scott Golike said at this point it is believed the man died of natural causes, but the cause of death is still pending with autopsy and toxicology results from the Madison County Coroner's Office. Chief Golike said East Alton Police received a call of a man down in the Industrial Continue Reading

Five things to do in Edwardsville for Fathers' Day

Fathers' Day is Sunday, June 20, which means a chance to take dad out in the newly reopened Illinois and either take in the great outdoors or explore indoor opportunities. In honor of Fathers' Day, here are five things to do around Jacksonville with dad. Offering free admission year round,...
Madison County,

Madison County To Improve Cybersecurity

EDWARDSVILLE — Officials approved more than $163,000 in contracts to “beef up” Madison County’s cybersecurity. “The county is improving it cybersecurity, which will include multi-factor authentication and security monitoring services,” Chairman Kurt Prenzler said. The County Board approved two resolutions Wednesday night — the first, a one-year contract for a...
Madison County,

Board postpones rate hikes for sheriff’s deputies

The Madison County Board on Wednesday tabled proposed rate increases for sheriff’s deputies after board members asked for more information about the practice of providing security for businesses and other organizations. The ordinance would change hourly rates based on an officer’s rank and whether the officer is working overtime or a holiday.
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Madison County to beef up cybersecurity in wake of breaches in St. Clair Co. and Alton

Madison County board members approved more than $163,000 in contracts to enhance the county’s cybersecurity. “The county is improving it cybersecurity, which will include multi-factor authentication and security monitoring services,” Chairman Kurt Prenzler said. According to a press release issued by the county, board members approved two resolutions Wednesday night...

St. Clair County Transit District Furthers Reach Of Its Flyer Service To Include Brooklyn

BELLEVILLE –The St. Clair County Transit District (SCCTD) today announced it has furthered the reach of its SCCTD Flyer service to include Brooklyn, Ill. The flexible, on-demand, shared-ride service will link residents in Brooklyn to MetroLink, MetroBus and Madison County Transit routes. A ride can be scheduled by calling (618) 800-6884 or through the TransLoc app, which provides an estimated pick-up time, real-time ride tracking and an alert in advance of arrival.