A 28 year old resident of Marion, IL, Tammy J. Martinez, reported to Carmi Police that on March 19, someone entered her room early Friday morning and stole her clothes and $50 cash from the Carmi Motel where she stayed on Thursday night.
A juvenile throwing cans in the air hit a vehicle outside Tumble Time on Friday evening. The vehicle owner refused to sign a complaint, but wanted the incident documented due to numerous juveniles inside Tumble Time who had no adult supervision. The juvenile throwing cans fled the scene, but police later found the juvenile and picked him up due to being out past curfew; he was released to his guardian.
Don E. Ridenour, Jr. reported to police on March 21 that some juveniles had broken the windows of three vehicles on his lot at 409 E. Main Street. Two juveniles, age 12 and 14, were detained. Ridenour signed a complaint for Criminal Damage to Property, but did not wish for the juveniles to be immediately arrest. A report was forwarded to the States Attorney.
Bobbie L. Hull of 307 5th Street, reported criminal damage to her property on the evening of March 21, stating a window of her house had been shot with a bb gun. She did not know when the damage happened.
License Plates Stolen From Jansen Ford
Carmi Police were dispatched Friday to Jansen Ford at 2 p.m. in reference to a possible theft which had occurred regarding stolen license plates. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with employee Courtney Newberry, who said she wasn’t sure how long the plates had been missing. After speaking with other employees, it was determined that the two temporary plates had been missing since approximately December 2020. The plate numbers are 386v755 and 386v756. It is believed that both plates were taken from the finance office in the building. A complaint was signed and the plates were entered into LEADS as stolen.
Sally J. Spivey 26 of Olney on March 21 turned herself in on a White county Warrant for Retail Theft. She also had a Richland County Warrant for Failure to Appear on Possession of Meth.