UPDATE by Jeremy Smith for TOC, 30 November 2020 At least one person has been arrested in connection to several robberies in Indiana and Illinois. Last Tuesday, police in Knox County received reports of a stolen truck... Read More.
Story update courtesy of Jeremy Smith for TOC News: In an update to a story we ran yesterday(Saturday, November 28th), The Illinois State Police are currently assisting Indiana authorities in an investigation into a string of armed robberies that occurred across both states. According to current... Read More.
An armed robbery in Mt. Carmel late Tuesday morning ended with 3 subjects in custody while another is still being sought. Just after 11:30am yesterday, Mt. Carmel Police and Wabash County Sheriff’s authorities were notified of the robbery taking place at the local Verizon... Read More.
Otha Don Watkins, III, 35, of Cairo, Illinois, was sentenced today in United States District Court in Benton to 23 years in prison for assisting James Nathanial Watts in the May 15, 2014, attempted armed robbery of the First National Bank in Cairo and for other... Read More.
Carmi Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at Rock Bottom Liquors Monday night. At 11:26 pm, Carmi Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call and a panic alarm from Rock Bottom. Officers responded in less than a minute, and were informed that a man... Read More.
The Saline County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in obtaining, information regarding an attempted robbery that occurred on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at approximately 10:20 p.m. at the Dollar General Store in Galatia, Illinois. A white male approached two employees and demanded... Read More.
On 10/22/2016, John Ryan Tennis, age 36, of rural Mt. Carmel was taken into custody in relationship to two armed robberies that occurred in Mt. Carmel. On October 11, 2016 a male subject armed with a handgun entered Family Video at 520 N. Walnut Street requesting all... Read More.
Tuesday, October 11th at approximately 9:55 pm, the Mt. Carmel Police responded to an armed robbery at Family Video located at 520 Walnut Street in Mt. Carmel. Police were told that a white male entered the establishment and displayed a handgun to the store employee. The... Read More.
People v. Brenden Schell Edwards Co. Case No. 16-CF-16 18-year old Brendan L. Schell of Mt. Carmel, IL was sentenced today in the Edwards Co. Circuit Court by Hon. Judge David Frankland to 8-years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by 3-years mandatory supervised release... Read More.
It was 2:15am Sunday when Grayville PD says two juvenile males entered the Grayville Casey’s at 306 North Court Street. One was reportedly carrying a compound bow and both were covering their face with clothing. After ordering the clerk to give them all the... Read More.