If they’d gotten away with it, it might’ve been an impressive feat fit for a Hollywood movie. Instead, the suspects involved in a 9 location crime spree are now facing a variety of charges. Amber Nunley and Tangela Winemiller are the latest suspects placed under... Read More.
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.
A couple of robbery suspects, 34 year old Timothy Smith and 31 year old Brittni Smith are behind bars in the White County Jail following their arrest early Monday morning, December 16th, by Grayville Police. Police were notified that an armed robbery occurred at Huck’s... 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.
Otha Don Watkins, III, 35, of Cairo, Illinois, pled guilty today in United States District Court in Benton to assisting James Nathanial Watts in the May 15, 2014, attempted armed robbery of the First National Bank in Cairo, announced Donald S. Boyce, United States... 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.
Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that James Nathaniel Watts, age 32, of Cairo, Ill., has pleaded guilty to a federal Superseding Indictment regarding the May 2014 attempted robbery of the First National Bank in Cairo,... Read More.