Carmi Police stopped a white Buick Riviera the morning of April 1 in the Rock Bottom parking lot after the car was clocked going 66 mph in front of the Dollar General store. Nicholas Dalton Page, the driver, age 23 from Crossville was cited for speeding and was arrested for driving with no valid driver’s license and for unlawful display of a license plate not authorized for the vehicle. The plates on the 1990 Buick were registered to a 2008 Ford. [Read more...]
David J. Oshea, age 32 of Carmi, was located Wednesday by Carmi Police and placed under arrest in the game room at Huck’s on Failure to Appear warrants for No Valid Driver’s License and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. During a search of his person and property, a piece of foil with an orange drug strip was located in his wallet. During a field test of the orange strip it was determined the substance was positive for heroin, morphine or Suboxone. Oshea was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Evan B. Boshears, age 22 of Carmi, was arrested Wednesday in the area of Hillsdale and Stewart and transported to City County Jail after a Richland County Warrant for FTA - Domestic Battery was served.
Last Saturday, Katelyn Welch, 25, and Jeffrey Sturgal, 59, both of Carmi, were involved in a Domestic Battery incident. The 59 year old was stabbed in the arm with a screwdriver by Welch. She was arrested for Aggravated Domestic Battery and Criminal Damage to Property. No information was given about what provoked the incident. [Read more...]
Floyd Dale Hargrave, age 35 of McLeansboro, was arrested by the CPD at the Carmi Motel, 1008 W. Main, Apt.#29, on Monday after he was found hiding in a room. Hargrave was wanted on FTA warrants out of both Saline and Wayne Counties for Possession of Methamphetamine. He was also wanted out of Hamilton County on an FTA warrant for Burglary. [Read more...]
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. [Read more...]
Michial L. Thomas, 24 of Carmi, was located Monday morning walking on Shipley Street after police received a report at 8:29 a.m. of a burglary in progress at 604 Sycamore St. A witness advised that the suspect had broken a window to gain entry and broke out another window to exit and flee on foot.
A perimeter was set up, and police located Thomas, who was arrested and charged with Burglary and Criminal Damage to Property. It was discovered through Dispatch that Thomas had another warrant out for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. He was taken to city/county jail and bond was set at $7,500 cash on the warrant. Bond on the burglary and criminal damage charges is pending.
The Carmi Police Department will be issuing a physical and written examination for the position of Patrolman on May 22, 2021 at the Carmi City Council Chambers, 225 East Main Street, Carmi Illinois. The Council Chambers are located across the street from the Carmi Police Department. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the physical (POWER) testing to begin at 9:30 a.m. and the written examination to be held at 1:00 p.m. The purpose of testing is to update the eligibility list of possible candidate for an immediate new police officer position to be filled. [Read more...]
Trent L.Talley 23, of Savannah, Ga. reported his bow had been stolen from his truck sometime furing the night of November 18 or early November19. The truck was parked at a residence on 3rd St. in Carmi and left unlocked. The theft was reported on November 24. [Read more...]