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Carmi man arrested twice in two days

Carmi Police arrested 29 year old Jason Rockett of Carmi following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.  Rockett was pulled over on 10th Street at 1:13 pm and charged with driving on a suspended license.  Rockett posted a $150 bond at the scene and was released.

Wednesday night, Carmi officers arrested 28 year old Tiffany Downs of Grayville and 28 year old Ricky Rush of Carmi following a traffic stop on Shipley Street.  Downs was wanted on a failure to appear warrant for criminal damage to property and was taken into custody at 7:49 pm.  She was additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Rush was initially charged with driving without a valid license, and subsequently charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both were transported to the White County Jail.  Downs is being held on a combined bond amount of $650, while Rush is being held without bond pending a court hearing.