According to the Monticello Police Department Chief of Police, Carlos Garcia, Monticello Police Department
arrested Jonathan Evins in connection with a murder that occurred on May 1, 2023. Officers received a call
and responded to a residence where a man was shot and found on the property. The victim, John Miller was
pronounced dead on the scene. Mr. Evins has had his first appearance this morning with Circuit Court Judge
Crews Puryear. Mr. Evins is charged with first degree murder and has a bond of $200,000.00. He is currently
being held at the Drew County Detention Facility.
Carlos Garcia, Chief of Police
Monticello Police Department