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On 11-05-2020 at approximately 6:25 a.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of East Willow Street in reference to a report of a home invasion in progress. Officers learned the suspect fled east toward the 800 block of North Wall Street when discovered by the victim. Officers located the suspect, later identified as Khilan T. Vaughn, 22 years old of Carbondale, on North Wall Street. Vaughn was armed with a broken tool handle and used it to threaten the responding officers. Vaughn then attempted to flee on foot but, was immediately apprehended. During the arrest, the suspect received a minor injury. He was treated and released at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Vaughn was charged with Criminal Trespass to Residence, Aggravated Assault-Police Officer, Obstructing A Peace Officer and Criminal Trespass to Real Property. The investigation revealed he also unlawfully entered a vacant residence during this incident. Vaughn was transported to the Jackson County Jail where he was incarcerated. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. The investigation is continuing.
Khilan T Vaughn, 22 of Carbondale
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!