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Posted on: July 15, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Missing Person Investigation - Runaway Returned

The Carbondale Police Department is pleased to report that Edgar E. Rivera is safe and has returned to his family.

Prior Release on 07-14-2020

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Edgar E. Rivera, age 15, was last seen in the afternoon on 07-10-2020 at 2:00 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Main Street. Rivera is described as about 5’08” tall, weighing about 150 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. Rivera sometimes wears glasses. Rivera is believed to be with another missing juvenile, Iziekiel Garner, and is likely in the Carbondale area. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rivera should contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200. The investigation into this incident is continuing.

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Edgar E. Rivera, age 14

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. 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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