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Carmi man arrested on multiple charges following Saturday traffic stop


A Carmi man is behind bars following a traffic stop early Saturday morning.  Carmi officers pulled over 45 year old Crockett Wade in the 800 block of 5th Street at 3:36 am Saturday and charged him with aggravated battery, resisting a police officer, obstructing justice, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Wade is being held at the White County Jail without bail pending a court hearing.


Sunday morning, Carmi Police received a theft report from William Tate, who stated that a bicycle had been stolen from his front porch on 1st Street.  Tate said that the theft had occurred overnight.