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2 people arrested following chase in stolen truck

WABASH CO., Ill. (WFIE) - Two people are facing charges in two states after deputies chased down a stolen truck. The sheriff’s office says they got word from Henderson police about that truck in their area. Officers tried to stop it but eventually called off the chase. Mt. Carmel police...
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Police catch suspect wanted in Grayville shooting after chase through Wabash County

A Mount Vernon, Illinois man is behind bars accused of shooting a Fairfield man Monday afternoon at a house southwest of Grayville. The victim has been identified as Ronald D. Jolly, 46 of Fairfield. The suspect has been identified as Ashton T. Harper, 27 of Mount Vernon. The shooting scene was on White County Road 2400 North, just west of the Title Loan business south of Interstate 64.
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Wabash County Deputy's Truck Hit During Pursuit of Stolen Vehicle

The Monday pursuit of a stolen vehicle ended in the arrest of two individuals after the Wabash County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) says they crashed into a deputy's patrol vehicle. The sheriff's office says it coordinated with Kentucky's Henderson Police Department (HPD) on Monday around 4:43 p.m. to find a stolen 2013 Ford F-150 from Wabash County.
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DNR: 3 juveniles, man face several charges in Wabash Co. poaching case

WABASH CO., Ill. (WFIE) - Three juveniles and a man have been charged in a Wabash County poaching case. Officials with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) say 46-year-old Richard Stringfellow and the three juveniles face multiple felony and misdemeanor charges. “On. Jan. 7, our officers received information regarding...
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Charges Brought in Wabash County Poaching Case

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Conservation Police, working in cooperation with Wabash County State’s Attorney Kelli Storckman, today announced multiple felony and misdemeanor charges have been filed against three juveniles as well as Richard Stringfellow, 46, as a result of search warrants executed Jan. 8 near Mount Carmel. “Charges in this case really run the gambit. They include everything from felony resource theft, unlawful taking of whitetail Continue Reading
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IL State Police Investigating Shooting

Illinois State Police continue their investigation into a shooting in Grayville on Monday. At the same time, the Wabash County, Illinois Sheriff’s Department is leading the investigation into a pursuit and the associated criminal charges. Late Monday evening, a vehicle that was suspected to have been associated with the shooting...
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Suspect arrested after manhunt in southern Illinois

WABASH CO., Ill. (WFIE) - A man has been arrested overnight after a manhunt in southern Illinois. On Tuesday, state police told 14 News they’re investigating a shooting that happened in the 1900 block of County Road 2400 N in Grayville. State police issued a safety bulletin Monday afternoon for...
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Illinois Man Arrested Following Manhunt In Wabash County, Illinois

A Mt. Vernon, Illinois man remains in Wabash County Jail after a multi-law enforcement manhunt Monday. Wabash County Sheriff's Office said 27-year-old Ashton Harper faces charges following a police chase in Mt. Carmel. After 4:30pm Monday night, Illinois State Police sent out a notice on Harper, stating they believed he...
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2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Wabash County?

There were 23 offenders released on parole during 2020 that live in Wabash County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by SE Illinois News. The data shows 17 men and six women were released in Wabash County. Of the parolees, one was a veteran, and the median age was 34. The youngest parolee was a 26-year-old woman convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2019, and the oldest was a 55-year-old woman convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2019.
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Cops investigating shooting in rural Grayville, car chase

CARMI — Authorities are investigating a shooting in rural Grayville and a subsequent car chase involving multiple police agencies. The Illinois State Police's Division of Criminal Investigations Zone 8 was requested Monday afternoon by the White County Sheriff's Department to investigate the incident, according to an agency news release. The...
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Mt. Carmel community joining forces with non-profit to honor service members

MT. CARMEL, Ill. (WFIE) - People passing through Mount Carmel are going to notice the recent work of a non-profit organization, whose mission is to recognize service members. “If it’s a killed in action, I promise you I’ll go more than 400 miles,” Jeff Hastings, the CEO with Flagman’s Mission Continues said. “Whatever it takes to make it happen.”
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Q4 2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Wabash County?

There were seven offenders released on parole during the fourth quarter of 2020 that live in Wabash County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by SE Illinois News. The data shows that six men and one woman were released in Wabash County. The median age of the parolees...
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2 new COVID-19 cases reported in local Ill. counties

ILLINOIS (WFIE) - On Thursday, Illinois health officials reported two new local COVID-19 cases. One of the newly reported cases came out of Wabash County while the other was from Edwards County. The map shows a previously reported case from Wayne County has been removed. There were no new deaths...
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Wabash County Crime Stoppers Looking for Stolen ATV

Wabash County Crimestoppers are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a green 2012 Honda Foreman ATV with a sprayer still attached. Law enforcement say the 4 wheeler was taken from the 800 block of Westover in Mt. Carmel. There’s a $300 reward for information leading to the arrest of the responsible party. If you think you have useful information, you’re asked to call 618-262-HALT (4258).