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Carmi Police make two warrant arrests over weekend

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Carmi Police arrested 31 year old Andrew McCauley of Carmi Friday morning on a White County warrant for theft.  McCauley was observed walking on Stewart Street at 11:30 am and was taken into custody.  McCauley is being held in lieu of a $2000 bond at the White County Jail.

 

At 12:15 pm Friday, Carmi officers took a report of a hit and run accident that occurred on 5th Street. Cassidie Brown of Carmi told officers that as she was preparing to turn right on Oak Street, a full size red pickup, possibly a Chevrolet, struck her back bumper, and then drove off.  The driver was described as a white male with facial hair, approximately in his thirties.

 

Mark Browning of Carmi reported Friday afternoon to Carmi Police that sometime on Thursday, a Walmart bag containing several items was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked behind Danny’s Pool Room.

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Saturday night, Carmi officers arrested 51 year old Steven Schmittler of Carmi at his West Street residence on a White County warrant for theft of mislaid property.  Schmittlet was taken into custody at 9:54 pm and transported to the White County Jail.  He was later released after posting a $150 bond.