Mt. Carmel Police arrested 27 year old Leanna D. McClanahan of Mt. Carmel. McClanahan was arrested after the arresting officer observed her in the 200 block of N. Walnut Street in Mt. Carmel and knew she was wanted on a failure to appear warrant out of Wabash County. When the arresting officer made contact with McClanahan, she was found to be in possession of suspected cannabis and drug paraphernalia. The arresting officer also reported that when asking McClanahan for her identification she provided false information. McClanahan was arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where she was charged with obstruction of justice, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, and she was served the Failure To Appear warrant. McClanahan is being held pending the posting of bond.
Mt. Carmel Police have also arrested 32 year old Charles L. Leek of Mt. Carmel. According to the police report, Leek was stopped for an equipment violation in the 400 block of W. 9th Street. During the traffic stop, the officer had reasonable belief that Leek was under the influence of drugs. Leek was then placed under arrest for DUI-drugs with a subsequent search of Leek and his vehicle turning up suspected cannabis, drug paraphernalia, prescription drugs and a set of brass knuckles. Leek has been transported to the Wabash County Jail where he is charged with DUI, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a controlled substance, and he was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Leek is being held pending the posting of bond.