A Cahokia school security guard is accused of possessing marijuana with plans to deal it at the middle school where he worked.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports that 29-year-old Alvin Golliday of Cahokia was arrested Friday after police found marijuana in his car. They used a dog to search Lincoln Middle School for drugs.
Golliday is behind bars (Monday) this morning on $75,000 bond.
While tornado cleanup continues in some parts of the St. Louis metro area, sandbagging is underway in other parts. The Great River Road is closed between Alton and Graffton because it's under water.
Water surrounds the Con Agra plant off Highway 100 in Alton and the Alton Belle Casino has closed for the first time because of flooding along the Mississippi. The river is expected to crest in Alton on Tuesday at 36 feet -- that's within a foot of the historic flood of 1973.
Alton isn't the only community affected by high rivers. The National Weather Service says the river should crest today 11 feet above flood stage at Grafton.
MoDOT has closed Highway 94 between West Alton and Highway 67 in northern St. Charles County. The highway is also closed between Augusta, Mo. and Defiance, Mo. in St. Charles County.
Centaur Road is closed behind Spirit of St. Louis Airport at Chesterfield Valley due to the rising Missouri River.
Highway 67 is closed in Herculaneum due to flooding.
Damage to the St. Charles Family Arena by Friday night's severe weather prompted Francis Howell School District officials to to cancel all three of its high school graduation ceremonies for today (Saturday).
Colene McEntee, a spokesperson for the St. Charles County government, said the Family Arena has a big hole in the roof on the street side and lots of water pouring into the concourse.
As of midnight Friday, damage was confined to a 10 sq mile area between Caulks Hill and Pitman Hill Road. Trees and power lines were down.
Several homes at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring suffered structural damage along with homes in Cambridge Crossing and Camelot and Haversham subdivisions.