Herrin Police

A dead body has been found in a wooded area in Marion.

Marion Police say its officers responded to a disturbance call at a local hotel early Monday morning.

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Mt. Vernon Police Dept.

Three people were arrested Wednesday as part of a narcotics investigation in Mt. Vernon.

A little after 6 a.m., members of Mt .Vernon Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department High Risk Team executed a search warrant at 4152 Willow Springs.

The Herrin Police Department is asking for the public's help in the death investigation of Jeffery Ennis.

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Carbondale Police

A suspect has been arrested for an armed robbery last week at the Circle K convenience store in Carbondale.

The Carbondale Police Department says 43-year-old Arthur Eckles, Jr. of Calumet City was arrested and taken to the Jackson County Jail, where his bond is set at 500-thousand dollars.

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Jackson County State's Attorney

A southern Illinois woman avoids jail time for resisting a peace officer earlier this year.

The Jackson County State's Attorney's office says 29-year-old Lauren Stoelzle of Herrin was sentenced to serve 12 months' probation and perform 100 hours of public service work. She was found guilty in a bench trial.

The Cities of Carbondale and Herrin are offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a recent string of armed robberies in both cities.

Seven robberies occurred from July 27th through September 16th.