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Posted on: February 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Reward Offered for Homicide Suspect

The City of Carbondale is announcing a $2,500 reward to anyone offering information leading to the arrest of homicide suspect Olando Sheron.  On 11-03-19, the City of Carbondale Police Department initiated a homicide investigation following the shooting death of Keon Lavonte Cooper in the 500 block of South Illinois Avenue.  Thomas Evans Jr., Tyren Johnson and Olando Sheron were developed as suspects in the homicide.  Evans Jr. and Johnson are in custody. Sheron has eluded capture and is wanted on a nationwide homicide warrant.  He is considered armed and dangerous. If you encounter Sheron do not approach him, and instead call your local law enforcement agency.  Anyone with information about Sheron’s whereabouts is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department.  If the information you provide leads to the arrest of Sheron you may qualify for up to a $2,500 reward.

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Olando Terrel Sheron - 24 years old

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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