Possession of Stolen Vehicle and Aggravated Fleeing to Elude Investigation
On 12-13-21 at approximately 2:31 p.m., City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 900 block of West Main Street regarding a stolen vehicle occupied by a suspect. When officers arrived, the suspect drove over a curb and fled in the vehicle north on North Oakland Avenue. The suspect vehicle crashed near the intersection of North Oakland Avenue and West Willow Street, damaging property in the process. The suspect fled on foot and was quickly apprehended by officers. Officers charged the suspect, Andrew L Walker Jr., 23 of Carbondale, with Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Aggravated Fleeing to Elude, Possession of Controlled Substance and outstanding warrants from Jackson County and Union County. Walker was treated at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale for minor injuries related to the crash. Walker was released from the hospital and incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121.
Andrew L. Walker Jr, 23 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!