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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Home Invasion, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Assault Investigation

On 10-12-21 at approximately 9:20 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of West Main Street, in reference to an incident initially reported as a disorderly conduct.  The investigation revealed, the suspect entered the room where the victim was staying, displayed a firearm and demanded property.  The suspect took property from the victim and fired a single shot, causing damage to property.   The suspect left the area northbound on foot.  During the course of the investigation, officers identified the suspect as Corey M. Williams, age 32 of Carbondale.  No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.  Anyone with information about Williams’ whereabouts or the incident should contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200. The investigation is currently active and ongoing.

Corey M. Williams, age 32 of Carbondale

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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