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Carmi Police take theft reports, make two arrests over weekend

Carmi Police received a burglary report at 1:23 am Saturday morning from Erik Ellis, who stated that while he was in the shower, someone broke into his apartment on Renshaw Avenue and stole his wallet and four rolls of quarters.  Ellis estimates he had around $500 taken.

Saturday afternoon, Charles Harris reported to Carmi Police that a wallet and a propane tank had been stolen from his residence on Olive Street.

Sunday morning, Carmi Police arrested 48 year old Michelle McCombs at the Dollar General Store on a charge of retail theft.  McCombs was taken into custody at 10:07 am and was transported to the White County Jail.  She was released after posting a $150 bond.

At 10:38 am Sunday, Carmi Police arrested 36 year old Britain Vaughn of Carmi for failure to report an accident in the 200 block of 1st Street, and for DUI.  Vaughn was later released from the White County Jail after posting a $100 bond.