Two St. Louis men were charged Friday with multiple felony counts in Madison County, one day after they were arrested while trying to flee police in a stolen vehicle.
Lamont Johnson III, 26, and Christopher Johnson, 26, were charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, criminal damage to government supported property, possession of a stolen license plate and motor vehicle offenses.
Both also received fugitive from justice charges resulting from outstanding warrants outside Illinois.
Johnson III also was charged with possession of a weapon by a felon.
Both men are being held in the Madison County Jail on $150,000 bond, said Lt. Wayne White of the Granite City Police Department.
A no bond warrant was issued for both on the fugitive from justice charge, White said.