On January 15, 2020, the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force, the White County Sheriff’s Office and the Carmi Police Department conducted an arrest warrant detail as a result of a lengthy investigation resulting in numerous narcotics related charges in White County. Several non-drug related warrants were also served during the detail. The detail resulted in the following arrests:

Jack L. Weasel, 50 of Carmi, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine and Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance (Heroin)

Kendra L. Obrien, 37 of Carmi, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

Jefferey M. Newman, 52 of Carmi, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine and Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

Richard L. Travelstead, 58 of Carmi, Unlawful Delivery of methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Firearm and Possession of Methamphetamine

Jason P. Schneider, 40 of Carmi, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine

Thomas J. McGuire, 65 of Carmi, Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine

Richard L. Powell, 44 of Carmi, Theft

Tarynn L. Browning, 22 of Carmi, Obstruction of Justice, Violation of Probation

Jessica L. Smith, 33 of Crossville, Failure to appear warrant

Richard E. Ott, 34 of Carmi, Criminal Trespass to Land, Disorderly Conduct

Miranda K. Travelstead, 41 of Carmi, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

The membership of the Carmi Office of the SIDTF is comprised of the Illinois State Police, the White County Sheriff’s Office, Carmi Police Department and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. The cases will be prosecuted by the White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud.