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Sheriff: Woman Brought Cocaine into Illinois Jail

Kelsey Elizabeth Lewis, 24, was charged Friday with bringing contraband into a penal institution and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

04/14/2014

Robert Baker-El, Jr. (Illinois Department of Corrections)

Madison County Jail Lawsuit Dismissed

State’s attorney’s office says former inmate did not prove excessive force was used against him

03/29/2014

Britt Lacey (Madison County Sheriff's Dept. provided)

Alton Man Threatens to Have Parole Agent Killed

Britt Lacey allegedly made threat after he was told his parole was being revoked.

11/16/2013

Justin Creasey (Madison County Jail)

Madison County Jail Inmate Accused of Stabbing Guard

Guard says inmate from St. Louis stabbed him in the head with pencil.

11/02/2013

Madison County Jail

Madison County Board Approves $18M In Bonds For Jail Renovation

Board member Mick Madison, who voted no on the plans, says he is not against the project entirely, but several questions are being left unanswered.

10/17/2013

Madison County Jail

Vote Tonight on Madison County Jail Financing

The Madison County Board is set to vote Wednesday night on issuing $18 million in bonds for the project.

10/16/2013

Madison County Jail

Madison County Board Voting Tonight on Jail Improvements

The county board will vote on a proposal to issue bonds to pay for the improvements which would include a sprinkler system, electrical and plumbing upgrades, and an expanded cafeteria.

09/18/2013