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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Burglary Investigation

On 05-12-21 at 7:17 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to a business in the 900 block of South Illinois Avenue regarding a burglary.  During the investigation, officers learned the suspect unlawfully entered the business twice between 05-11-21 at 9:33 p.m. and 05-12-21 at 2:07 a.m. and stole cash and other property from the business.  Officers reviewed video surveillance from the business. The suspect is observed as a 40 -50 year old black male wearing a gray hoodie, dark pants, dark Nike shoes and a light colored wide brimmed hat.   Photographs of the suspect are attached below.  The investigation into this incident is active and ongoing.  The City of Carbondale Police Department is asking for community’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.  


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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