Woman Arrested For Harassing MCPD By Phone

On 11/16/2017, Mt. Carmel Police arrested 79 year old Margaret "Peggy" Kolb of Mt. Carmel after she continuously called Mt. Carmel Police Department.  Kolb is accused of calling the Mt. Carmel Police Department at least 28 times in a short amount of time without having a valid complaint.  Officers went to the home on two occasions to check on Kolb and when she didn’t need assistance they told her to only call if there was an emergency.  Kolb continued to call the police department without an emergency.  Police returned a third time and found Kolb to be on the telephone.  Kolb stated she didn’t need assistance and that she didn't have an emergency.  Kolb was subsequently arrested and transported to the Wabash County Jail where she was charged with harassment by telephone.  Kolb is being held pending the posting of $150.00.  All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.