Alton, IL

Wood River Drug Arrest

Story by WBGZ Radio


Thomas E. GrossCharges have been filed against an alleged drug dealer from Wood River. 46-year-old Thomas E. Gross, of the 500 block of George Street, was taken into custody this (Monday) morning on a charge of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a church. He was arrested without incident.

Wood River Police Chief Brad Wells tells The Big Z Gross was known in the city for his alleged activity.

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Gross was taken into custody without incident as a result of the raid that was performed by in cooperation with the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System (ILEAS) tactical team. Bond for Gross has been set at $100,000.

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