The Mt. Carmel Police Department arrested the following subjects. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
10/18/2016-Mt. Carmel Police arrested Thomas E. Fugate, age 27, of Mt. Carmel after police were called to the 400 block of Cedar Street reference a domestic. During the investigation it located Fugate who was having a verbal argument with his girlfriend. A records check indicated Fugate was wanted out of La Salle County (Illinois) on a failure to appear domestic battery charge. Fugate was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was held pending transfer to La Salle County.
Mt. Carmel Police arrested 55 year old Bradley R. Hawf of Mt. Carmel after police stopped him for a traffic violation in the 200 block of Walnut Street. During the traffic stop it was determined that Hawf was operating a motor vehicle with a revoked registration. Hawf was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was cited for the infraction. Hawf was released after posting $150.00 bond.
Mt. Carmel Police arrested 41 year old Christina M. Smith of Palestine after she was stopped on Route 1 and 1550 Blvd. During the traffic stop it was discovered that Smith was operating a vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. Smith was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where she was cited for driving while license is suspended and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
10/19/2016-Mt. Carmel Police arrested 57 year old Patricia A. Ewing of Mt. Carmel after she was accused of stealing dog treats from Family Dollar. Ewing was placed under arrest and transported to the Wabash County Jail where she was charged for retail theft. Ewing was held pending the posting of bond.