The White County Sheriff's Department has located ELIJAH I. JAMES, DOB 11-19-1989. White County has a warrant for James for UNLAWFUL RESIDENCY OF A CHILD SEX OFFENDER - 500 FEET OF VICTIM. James had been living at 124 North St., Maunie, IL

A request for information was placed on our website and we were able to obtain his location in Evansville, IN. Evansville Police Department located Mr. James and placed him under arrest. He will be transported back to White County after he waives extradition.

I appreciate all the help from the public in this matter.

The White County Sheriff's Department received information that Zachary Powell, DOB 6/20/1985 was at a residence in Grayville, IL. White County has a warrant for Powell for Domestic Battery.

Grayville PD was notified and located and arrested Powell on the warrant. He is held in the White County Jail on $500.00 bond.

I appreciate the help from the public in locating this individual.


A subject wanted on a White County Warrant for Escape has been located and arrested in Eldorado. Jeremy Dean Potts, DOB 5/11/1978, 1530 Roosevelt St., Eldorado, IL. was arrested June 6, 2015 and is currently being held in the White County Jail.

Potts had been sentenced to a 4 year term to the Department of Corrections and did not report to the White County Jail to serve that sentence. A warrant was issued on 5-12-2015.

White County Sheriff

Doug Maier
Another target from "OPERATION WHITEOUT" has been located and is in the White County Jail. MICHAEL T. JORDAN, DOB 7-7-1987, 704 W. Main St., Crossville, IL was located and placed under arrest in Crossville on 6-6-2015. A vehicle stop by White County Deputy Justin Spencer led to the arrest.

Warrant 2015-CF-79 for Unlawful delivery of Controlled Substance, Bond is $3,500.00 cash.

Jordan was part of the second wave of "OPERATION WHITEOUT", a detail to target the drug problem in Carmi and White County.

A total of 16 subjects have been arrested as result of this detail by the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force, Carmi Police Department, and the White County Sheriff's Department. Further arrest are still anticipated.

White County Sheriff

Doug Maier
The White County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation into the officer involved shooting which occurred in Grayville on April 12, 2015. This incident involved Grayville Officer Jess Burley during the arrest of John R. Eagleson.

The report was forwarded to States Attorney Denton Aud. The Special Prosecutors Office was appointed to review the report and give a determination as to criminal conduct on the part of Officer Burley.

The Special Prosecutor has determined that no criminal charges should be filed against Officer Burley.

White County Sheriff
Doug Maier
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