On November 14 a responding officer made contact with a subject walking north on Illinois Highway 1. The officer made contact with the subject and identified the male as Christopher P. Sturgal, 31 of Carmi. Sturgal was wanted on a White County warrant for failure to appear on a driving while license suspended. Sturgal was placed under arrest and transported to the White County Jail. His cash bond was set at $500.
In Crossville, a responding officer noticed Amber Walkenbach, 35 of Crossville, in the passengers seat of a 2002 White Buick. He pulled over the car and advised Walkenbach to get out of the car, she complied and set a backpack down on the ground beside the vehicle. Walkenbach had a White County body attachment for her arrest. The responding officer searched the backpack and located a small glass jar with green leafy material that tested positive for cannabis. Walkenbach was transported to the White County Jail on processing of the body attachment charge. She was cited for possession of cannabis under 10 grams. Her cash bond was set at $150.
Christine Pardue called the White County Sheriff’s Office on November 15 in reference to a theft and burglary. Pardue advised she had been gone from her residence for a few days and when she returned she noticed some items missing and windows busted out. A yellow 2002 Polaris Sportsman 400 four-wheeler, a red flatbed trailer with single axles, a Clayborn Western saddle, a pony saddle, a large tub of tack for horses, deer stands and power tools were all stolen from the residence. Inside, many items were rummaged through and Pardue insisted she wanted fingerprints taken of the items moved around. Illinois State Police Crime Scene were contacted to respond to the scene.
On November 16, a Deputy Sheriff responded to a call from Enfield. The caller, Perfecto Hernendez and his husband Don Long were drinking with Long’s niece Neola Wilson. Neola became angry and confrontational. No one wanted to sign a complaint, but Long advised that he did not want Neola back inside the residence. Neola kept getting out of a vehicle to try and re-enter the residence to fight Perfecto. The responding officer told Neola numerous times that she could not return to the house because Perfecto and Don did not want her inside. Neola responded that she did not give a shit and that she needed to be taken to jail because she was going to go in even if she had to break in. She walked past the responding officer and tried to kick the door down. The responding officer arrested Neola for obstructing a peace officer, she would not comply with the commands. Her bond was set at $100.
Callaway County Sheriff’s Office in Kentucky called on November 18 to report that a juvenile may be in Enfield and is listed as a runaway, they requested a welfare check at where they believe the juvenile was. The responding officer went to the residence in Enfield and located the juvenile, he then called the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office. The juvenile was at their fathers house and the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office advised that the mother would check on the juvenile in the morning.
Leif Harper, 20 of Carmi, was arrested on November 18 on a White County warrant for violation of an order of protection. His bond was set at $1,075.