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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Unlawful Use of Weapon by Felon/ Poss. Controlled Substance.

On 11-06-20 at approximately 1:42 a.m., a City of Carbondale Police Officer observed two males with flashlights suspiciously looking around a parking lot in the 1200 block of E. Grand Avenue.   The males were identified as Victor Riley, 19 years old, of Percy, Il and Dexter Dunklin, 23 years old, of DuQuoin, Il.  During the investigation the males were discovered to possess a firearm and a controlled substance.  Officers charged Riley with Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon and Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Dunklin was charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon.    Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. 

 
Victor Riley         Victor J. Riley, 19, Percy, Il        

 Dexter Dunklin     Dexter I. Dunklin, 23, DuQuoin, Il

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!

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