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Jail conversation leads to more trouble for Alton man

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Jonathan Brown allegedly admitted to possessing drugs during a phone conversation in jail Jonathan Brown allegedly admitted to possessing drugs during a phone conversation in jail

A jailhouse phone conversation led to an Alton man getting into further trouble, police said.

Jonathan Brown, 28, was arrested after officers broke up a fight. Police believed they found a bag with cocaine and pills in his pocket.

After being arrested, police said an officer overheard Brown’s jailhouse phone conversation with someone, telling the person on the other end to go to the Lewis and Clark Motel to get drugs and money.

Officers later searched the room and claimed they found money and cocaine.

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