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Headlines for Monday, Sept. 2, 2013

Jared CarterThe search continues for an inmate who walked away from a work detail Friday morning at the Robinson State Prison. 30-year-old Jared Carter was serving a ten year sentence for residential burglary out of Bond County when he escaped.  Two Fairfield City Police officers and a Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy were involved in the manhunt.

18-year-old Christopher J. Waldron of Fairfield was arrested Friday for domestic battery.  He is accused of assaulting his father, 49-year-old Allen W. Waldron during an argument Friday night.

24-year-old Aaron R. Goodman of Fairfield was arrested Saturday night on a charge of domestic battery.  He is accused of assaulting his father, 48-year-old James R. Goodman during an argument Saturday night.

20-year-old Evan L. Edwards of Stonefort has been arrested on a charge of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs following a traffic crash Saturday night.  The Ford Focus that Edwards was driving ran into the back of a motorcycle in Harrisburg. The motorcyclist, 49-year-old Robin S. Seets of Tucson, AZ was seriously injured and taken to the Harrisburg Medical Center following the 11:44 p.m. accident.

Three suspects have been arrested in Mount Vernon after police discovered nearly four pounds of suspected marijuana in their vehicle following a traffic stop. A large amount of cash was also seized. The suspects are Jerrel Stockstill, 24 of Mound City, Michael Brooks, 30 of Tinley Park and Joseph Oliver, 30 of Mt. Vernon.

The Fairfield Fall Fun Fest opens on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and runs through Saturday, Sept. 14. Fairfield Fall Fun Fest Buttons are now on sale at City Hall and a number of area retailers.

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