A 37 year old Carmi woman, Serena Jo Short, was arrested by Carmi Police Wednesday morning (April 15, 2020) after police received a call about a possible disturbance at the State’s Attorney’s Office. Upon exiting... Read More.
A 32 year old Carmi man, Phillip Scott Burton, is being held in the White County Jail on $5,000 bond, following his arrest by Carmi Police Thursday afternoon at Murphy’s USA. Officers received information that he was coming into town in a black SUV.... Read More.
Sunday, May 5 2019 Report by Jc Tinsley EDIT: Timeline corrected courtesy of States Attorney Denton Aud After following up on a story that’s seemingly been on the down low for the past 3 weeks, details are finally trickling in, though not from the sources we have typically... Read More.
Tipton Sentenced to Six Years One of the three inmates who escaped from the White County Illinois Jail in June is sentenced for those new charges. 62-year-old Johnny Tipton has been sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with two years of Mandatory... Read More.
In Hamilton County court Tuesday, Zachery Shock pled guilty to second degree murder charges and has been sentenced to 20 years in jail to be followed by 2 years of parole. Shock also pled guilty to a count of aggravated discharge of a firearm... Read More.
Three inmates escaped from the White County Jail early Saturday morning after using a pipe to create a hole in the wall of the building. Police are searching for 24 year old Zachery Shock, 28 year old Justin Bray, and 61 year old Johnny Tipton. All... Read More.
A Carmi man was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on a charge of escape-failure to appear after his arrest on Tuesday by Carmi Police. 24 year old Joshua Whitehead was to report... Read More.