The following subjects were arrested by the Mt. Carmel Police Department. All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
05/02/2016-Mt. Carmel Police arrested James B. Agnew, age 19, of Mt. Carmel on a violation of offender initiative program warrant out of Wabash County. Agnew was found in the 800 block of W. 6th Street and placed under arrest. Agnew was held pending the posting of $500.00 cash bond.
Mt. Carmel Police arrested 29 year old Dustin L. Kieffer of Mt. Carmel after Mt. Carmel Police were called to 1149 W. 3rd Street reference a trespasser. The complainants stated that Kieffer came to the residence on three occasions throughout the evening and refused to leave. Kieffer is also accused of yelling and kicking the residence demanding the occupants exit the residence. Police located Kieffer and placed him under arrest. Kieffer was transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass to real property. Kieffer was held pending the posting of bond.
05/03/2016-Mt. Carmel Police were called to 1401 W. 3rd Street in Mt. Carmel reference a battery complaint. Upon arrival, Jade McClane advised that she was punched in the face by 29 year old Gerald Wayne Smith Jr. of Mt. Carmel. According to the Police report, McClane stated that without provocation Smith punched her in the face more than one time. Police spoke with Smith and while speaking with him they discovered he was in possession of a smoking device containing suspected burnt cannabis residue. Smith was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was charged with battery and possession of drug paraphernalia.