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MCPD arrest report 12/19-12/27

The following subjects were arrested by the Mt. Carmel Police Department.  All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

12/19/2016- Mt. Carmel Police arrested Jacob C. Perry, age 28, of Mt. Carmel after he arrived for court.  The arresting officer knew Perry was wanted on a Wabash County failure to appear warrant and placed him under arrest.  Perry was transported to the Wabash County Jail and held pending the posting of $500.00 bond.

MCPD Officer’s arrested 34 year old Brandy L. Goodman of Mt. Carmel after she was stopped for a traffic violation in the 2400 block of Cherry Street.  During the traffic stop it was discovered that Goodman was driving on a suspended driver’s license.  Goodman was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where she was cited for driving suspended.  Goodman was released after posting $150.00 cash bond.

12/21/2016- Mt. Carmel Police investigating a vehicle burglary ended up arresting a Mt. Carmel couple.  Tracy Curtis Wilson, age 27, was arrested for burglary and theft after he allegedly entered a parked car to steal a cell phone and a lighter.  Wilson then tried selling the stolen to different individuals.  Police were able to locate the stolen cell phone and the lighter which resulted in the arrest of  Wilson.  Wilson’s girlfriend, Cassondra N. Burton, age 22, was arrested after it was discovered that she lied to the investigating officer during the investigation.  Burton was taken to the Wabash County Jail where she was charged with one count of obstructing justice.  Wilson was charged with burglary and theft.  Both subjects were held pending the posting of bond.

12/22/2016- Mt. Carmel Police arrested Lucas L. Bickers, age 36, of Lawrenceville, after he was stopped in the 200 block of W. 9th Street.  During the traffic stop it was determined that Bickers was wanted on a Crawford County failure to appear warrant.  Bickers was transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and issued the Crawford County warrant.  Bicker’s was held pending the posting of bond.

Mt. Carmel Police arrested a driver and his passenger after a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Cherry Street.  During the traffic stop it was discovered that the passenger, Kayla J. Delong, age 20, of Princeton was under the influence of alcohol.  The driver, Clayton K. Helm, age 22, of Mt. Carmel was arrested for sale,gift, delivery of alcohol to a minor.  Delong was also arrested and charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.  Both subjects were transported to the Wabash County Jail and held for processing.

12/23/2016- Mt. Carmel Police arrested James H. Burden, age 47, of Mt. Carmel after police were called to a fight at Comeaux’s Daiquiri Depot.  Police were told that Burden struck a Dakota Campbell in the face during an altercation.  Burden was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was charged with Battery.  Burden was held pending the posting of bond.

Mt. Carmel Police arrested 33 year old Samantha J. Arnold of Mt. Carmel after police were called to the Dollar General reference a shoplifter.  Arnold is accused of taking clothing, pens, paper, and hair products from the store without paying.  Arnold was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where she was charged with retail theft.  Arnold was held pending the posting of bond.

12/25/2016-Mt. Carmel Police arrested Jerry L. Osmon, age 41, from West Salem was arrested on a probable cause for domestic battery.  During the arrest police located suspected cannabis and drug paraphernalia.  Osmon was arrested on the probable cause and given city ordinance citations for the cannabis and drug paraphernalia.   Osmon was held pending the posting of bond.

Mt. Carmel Police arrested 24 year old Matthew P. Smith of Mt. Carmel for DUI after he was stoped for a traffic violation in the area of 13th Street and Mulberry.  During the traffic stop it was discovered that Smith was in possession of a shotgun and a hand gun.  Smith was arrested for DUI and transported to the Wabash County Jail.  Smith was charged with DUI, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, disobeying a traffic control device, and violation of the firearm concealed carry act.  Smith was released after posting bond.

Mt. Carmel Police responded to a residence in the 300 block of W. 6th Street reference an underage drinking party.  When police arrived they located 7 minors under the influence of alcohol.  Arrested was Mason R. Cook, age 19, of Mt. Carmel.  Since it was the Cook residence he was charged with sale, gift, delivery of alcohol to a minor and illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.  Jacob C. Webb, age 18, of Mt. Carmel, Nicholas J. Deisher, age 19, of Mt. Carmel, and Daniel E. Dydo, age 20, of Mt. Carmel were all charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.  Two 17 year old juveniles and a 16 year old juvenile were also cited for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.

Mt. Carmel Police arrested 38 year old Melissa J. Luthe of Mt. Carmel after police were called to a disturbance at 1234 Poplar Street in Mt. Carmel.  The arresting officer was told that Luthe struck a family member during an altercation.  Luthe was transported to the Wabash County Jail where she was charged with domestic battery.  Luthe was held pending the posting of bond.

12/27/2016-Mt. Carmel Police arrested two 18 year old for contributing to the delinquency of a minor after they assisted a female juvenile in providing false information to investigating officer’s.  Police were called to the 330 block of W. 10th Street reference 3 suspicious people.  MCPD Officer came into contact with the subjects and identified two of them as Draven J. Davis and Austin M. Knust of Mt. Carmel.  The female juvenile was  later identified and it was discovered that she was a 16 year old female who was wanted on a Wabash County warrant.  All three subjects were taken to the Wabash County Jail and held for processing.

Mt. Carmel Police arrested 24 year old Kyle R. Keepes of Evansville, Indiana after he was stopped for a traffic violation in the 600 block of Oak Street.  During the traffic stop it was discovered that Keepes was driving on a revoked driver’s license.  Keepes was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was cited for driving while revoked and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.  Keepes was held pending the posting of bond.