Two arrested in vehicle reported in hit and run
Two Illinois men were arrested Tuesday evening after police stopped a vehicle reported in a hit and run.
The hit and run happened in Williamson County.
Carterville police stopped the vehicle at the intersection of Idaho and Maple around 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
Two people got out of the vehicle and ran away. They were caught a short distance away.
Police arrested 19-year-old Kameron McElmurry of Mounds and 27-year-old Jerrel Stocksill of Mounds City.
Officers also found more than 1,000 grams of suspected cannabis.
Both are charged with possession of cannabis over 500 grams and resisting/obstructing a peace officer.
They were taken to the Williamson County Jail.
An investigation is ongoing.