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Goforth Arrested For Underage Drinking And Drug Possession

Underage drinking, driving and loose cannabis in a vehicle landed a Carmi man in the White County Jail. On Monday at around 10:30 a.m., an officer with the Carmi Police Department made a traffic stop that resulted in the arrest of 18 year old Jakob A Goforth of 601 Schumaker Street after loose Cannabis was viewed in the car. Goforth also had a baggy with 1.94 grams of cannabis in his pocket. An unopened bottle of Rum was also found in the car. Goforth was charged with Unlawful Possession of Cannabis in a Motor Vehicle.  Goforth and a 16 year old juvenile from Harrisburg were also charged with Unlawful Possession of Alcohol by a minor. The 16 year old was released to his mother and Goforth was booked in the White County Jail. Bond was set at $250. Goforth paid bond and was released.

The Carmi Police Department was assisted by the White County Sheriff’s Department

1 comment
  1. Melissa
    Melissa
    April 17, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    First I want to say get you need to
    get your facts straight. You start off
    saying underage drinking yet then
    that the bottle found was unopened. And Jake was not charged with
    alcohol. You really need to fix what you did I do believe this is called
    slander.

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