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Carmi Police make two arrests, take theft report on Tuesday

Carmi Police arrested 47 year old Joseph Quertermoes of Shawneetown Tuesday morning after he was found attempting to hitchhike out of town.  Quertermoes was wanted on a Gallatin County warrant for failure to appear on a charge of reckless driving and was taken into custody at the intersection of Main and Staley Streets at 10:42 am.  He was transported to the White County Jail and is being held on a $150 bond.


Rosemary Aud reported to Carmi Police Tuesday afternoon that someone had used her debit card to make several unauthorized purchases.  The amount of the theft exceeds $500.

Tuesday night, Carmi Police arrested 46 year old Heather Ajayi of Carmi at a residence on 5th Street on a Wabash County warrant for failure to appear on charges of DUI and driving on a suspended license.  She was taken into custody at 11:44 pm and is being held at the White County Jail on a $300 bond.