A Carmi man has been jailed after he allegedly lunged towards police with a knife last Thursday night. The suspect has been identified as Justin John Moore, 41 of Steven Street in Carmi.

Shortly after 11 o'clock last Thursday night, Carmi police were called to an apartment in the 200 block of Stevens Street to investigate a report of a man who was out of control, throwing items out of a window and being disruptive.  Arriving officers were informed that a special needs individual may have been in the apartment and was possibly endangered because of the commotion. 

As police attempted to speak to three individuals in the apartment to determine what was going on, Moore is accused of advancing towards police...

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