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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon

On 01/21/21 at approximately 4:06 p.m., a City of Carbondale police officer stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in the 600 block of East Walnut Street. The officer identified the driver as Andre T. Bailey, 34 years old, of Carbondale and the p...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

JODY L. PULLEN IS SENTENCED TO 84 YEARS

JACKSON COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY

Joseph A. Cervantez, State’s Attorney

Jackson County Courthouse • 1001 Walnut • Third Floor • Murphysboro, IL 62966

(618) 687-7200 • FAX (618) 687-7215

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEA...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Impersonating A Police Officer and Disorderly Conduct Arrest

On 01-18-2021 at 9:50 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a business in the 1900 block of South Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a male attempting to steal a car by impersonating a police officer.   ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Possession of Stolen Firearm/ Unlawful Use of Weapon

On 01-16-21 at approximately 8:16 p.m., a City of Carbondale police officer conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for an equipment violation in the 500 block of West Main Street. The driver was identified as Jaylyn L. Williams, 23, of DuQuoin and th...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Jackson County to Conduct a Warrant Amnesty Initiative

Jackson County State’s Attorney Joe Cervantez and Jackson County Presiding Judge, Christy W. Solverson announced today that Jackson County will be conducting a warrant amnesty initiative for all traffic matters currently active in Jackson County...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of Firearm/ Unlawful Use of Weapon

On 01-14-21 at approximately 4:59 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the area of the 400 block of South Poplar Street regarding a black male firing a handgun at known acquaintances in the area.  The suspect fled the area on foo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Criminal Damage to Property Arrest

Over the last four months, the City of Carbondale Police Department has been actively investigating numerous criminal damage to property complaints of car tires being damaged.  During the lengthy investigation, officers and detectives identified ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Armed Robbery

On 01-14-21 at approximately 10:50 a.m., The City of Carbondale Police Department received a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the 800 block of E. Grand Avenue.  Officers learned the victim arranged an on-line meeting with some acquaint...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Armed Robbery

On 01-07-21 at approximately 12:08 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of East Main Street regarding a complaint of an armed robbery.  The victim reported he agreed to meet with acquaintances he communicated with ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Unlawful Use of Credit Card Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in an Unlawful Use of Credit Card investigation.  On 08/17/20, the victim reported losing their wallet and its contents at a l...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Armed Robbery

On 12/28/20 at approximately 11:32 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a business in the 700 block of N. Giant City Rd. regarding an armed robbery at that location.  The victim reported a black male suspect displayed a handgun a...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

 On 12/25/2020 at approximately 11:20 p.m., City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 500 block of South Beverage Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers learned unknown suspects shot at...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

 

On 12-26-20 at approximately 1:30 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the area of the 300 block of East Walnut Street in reference to a report of motor vehicle theft.   Officers learned...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation

On 10-02-2020 at approximately 2:13 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of N. Marion in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers learned unknown suspects fired shots in the area from a moving vehi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 10-04-2020 at approximately 9:33 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 400 block of E. Snider in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers learned unknown suspects fired shots in the area from a moving vehi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

City of Carbondale Names Interim Chief of Police

CARBONDALE – City Manager Gary Williams has named Deputy Chief Stan Reno as the Interim Chief of Police. Deputy Chief Reno will replace Chief of Police Jeff Grubbs, whose last day is today, September 30.

Deputy Chief Reno was born and raised in C...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation

On 09-26-2020 at approximately 2:49 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of West High Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  While responding, officers learned two victims with non-life threaten...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Missing Adult

On 09-21-20, the Carbondale Police Department was notified that Robin Williams, white female, 41 years old, of West Frankfort was last seen in Carbondale before May of 2020. Williams is a white female, 5”00”, 120 lbs. Williams may be w...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Missing Adult

On 08-29-20, the Carbondale Police Department was notified that Marvin Simpson, 42 years old, of St. Louis, Mo was last seen in Carbondale on 08-26-20. Marvin was last seen in the Tatum Heights area at approximately 11:00 p.m. Marvin is 5’08&...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Criminal Damage to Property

Criminal Damage to Property

 

On June 28, 2020 at approximately 6:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers monitored a group of approximately 30 people demonstrating and marching through the City as a part of a planned protest. Officers assisted...

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