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Carmi Police Department Report 1/5/2023

A Maunie man is behind bars after being charged with Domestic Battery.  Brenton Jones of Washington Street had a complaint signed against him on Sunday after the victim reportedly had extensive injuries to her head and body.  Jones was charged with Aggravated Domestic Battery, no bond has been set at this time.


An Animal Control Officer is licking her wounds after an altercation with a dog owner that led to an arrest.  On Wednesday at around 9am 53 year old Beverly Newman of Carmi was attempting to pick up her dog from Animal Control Officer Linda Aud.  The dog had been running at large and had been picked up by Aud.  After Newman was unable to provide proof of rabies shots, which is required by Illinois law, Newman reportedly attempted to forcibly take the dog back.  Newman was subsequently arrested.  She was charged with Aggravated Battery, no bail has been set.


An Elizabethtown man was arrested for Driving While License Suspended.  23 year old Adreyn Bridges was arrested at around 9pm on Wednesday.  He was charged with Driving While License Suspended and Possession of Cannabis in a Motor Vehicle.  Bond was set at $250 plus a $20 booking fee, Bridges paid bond and was released.

  1. Mary Newman
    Mary Newman
    January 5, 2023 at 1:51 pm

    How many altercations does Linda aud animal control officer gave to be in before anything is done about her while she is licking her wounds the dog owner went to jail and hospital over Linda aud being overly aggressive

  2. Ryan
    January 5, 2023 at 10:02 pm

    She is obeying the law, and doing her job Don’t sound like n**ody but the owner was the problem from the start.

  3. Bev Newman
    Bev Newman
    January 6, 2023 at 10:17 am

    She wasn’t following any law if she was she would not of been on my property stealing my dog .she had so many dogs in her van that she did not provide safe passage for my dog she had him on a leach hooked to the back seat .my dog jumped over the seat and was hanging there by the leach .I open the door to save my dog and she attact me ..what law says the dog catcher can trespass .abuse my dog and attack the owner while Ms aud licks her wounds from self inflicted wounds .i went to jail and the hospital ..

  4. Bev Newman
    Bev Newman
    January 6, 2023 at 10:19 am

    If anybody has had this same issue with Ms aud plz comment . I lost my freedom and have health issues . It’s not fair .and we all need to speak up

    January 8, 2023 at 5:30 pm

    If everyone who owns a dog will keep them under control, the issue would be resolved. It is the dog owner’s fault, no one else’s.

  6. bev newman
    bev newman
    January 30, 2023 at 1:33 pm

    my dog was on my property under my control at all times ms aud was and is on workmans comp,for a broken arm ,was not suppose to be working , she had so many dogs in her van that she had my dog tied to a rope in the back seat .he jumped over the seat ,and hung his self by the rope ms aud placed on him when i open the door to save his life she attact me . this is ms auds fault ,.unsafely transporting of the dog , unnessary force of the removeal of my dog . i will have my day in court .


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