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Carmi PD investigates broken windows; make domestic violence arrest

The Carmi Police Department responded to a report of a broken window at 11:45am Tuesday morning.  Officers took a written statement from Daniel Demendonca that the front store windows of his building at 1 Smith Street were shattered overnight.  Demendonca said he could find nothing stolen or missing from the property.

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19 year old Nik Brown of Carmi was arrested by city police at his Olive Street residence at 12:41pm Tuesday afternoon on charges of domestic battery and criminal damage to property following a 911 call about a fight in progress.  Witnesses told officers Brown was aggressive and had made physical contact with other family members in the home, and had destroyed a 65 inch flat screen TV.

Brown was taken into custody and transported to the White County Jail without incident and is being held without bail pending a court hearing.