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Carmi Police make arrest following traffic stop Monday

Carmi Police arrested 45 year old Billy Newman of Carmi Monday evening following a traffic stop.  Just after 5 pm, Newman was stopped at the intersection of 4th and Stewart Streets and taken into custody on a charge of driving on a suspended license.  Newman was released from the scene after posting a $150 cash bond.  Carmi officers were assisted at the scene by S&E Towing and Illinois State Police.