On 11-05-21 at 11:36 am, City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 200 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a report of a home invasion. Officers learned the suspect, identified as Eric D. Lescault, age 34 of Carbondale, forced his way into a residence and battered the victim. Officers arrested Lescault for Home Invasion, Aggravated Battery, and Criminal Damage to Property and incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. The victim received a minor injury as a result of the incident. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.
Eric D. Lescault, 30, Carbondale
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!