Police Beat for Tuesday, July 30th, 2013A 23-year-old Centralia woman has been arrested for forgery. Centralia Police say Amber White of Linden Street was arrested on Monday after passing checks on a closed account at three of the Casey's stores in Centralia and Wamac. Police believe the checks were taken from a friend's house. White was arrested after White went back for a second time to one of the stores and the employees were able to get the license plate number on her car.
A 27-year-old Wamac man, Blake Miller, was arrested for disorderly conduct. He allegedly involved in an argument at the Sherwood Apartments in Sandoval early Tuesday morning and was uncooperative when Marion County Sheriff's Deputies arrived.
48-year-old Richard Barber of West Street in Louisville remained in jail Tuesday after being arrested by sheriff's deputies for alleged obstructing justice and on an outstanding Effingham County warrant.
Two others were arrested on outstanding misdemeanor warrants. 30-year-old Eric Brown of West Second in Centralia and 31-year-old Sabrina Hoercher of East Broadway in Centralia both remained in the Marion County Jail Tuesday morning.
35-year-old Julian Permenter of West Jefferson in Patoka posted $108 bond and was released after being arrested in court Monday on a warrant charging non-payment of child support fees.
Salem Firemen report an overheated computer caused a smoke odor at the My School Pre-School at 400 South Pruyn (Purr-en) Street Tuesday morning. Firemen unplugged the computer once they traced the odor and told school officials to contact a repair person. No evacuation of the pre-school was required.
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