On 02-14-22 at 10:15 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 1100 block of North Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a burglary to a storage facility. Officers learned the suspect(s) damaged a storage unit and stole property. On 02-15-22 at 11:17 a.m., officers met with the victim who discovered property taken in the theft was at a local pawn shop. During the course of the investigation, officers identified Jeremy S. Lyles, 43 of Carbondale, and Michael S. Williams, 29 of Carbondale, as the suspects. Officers located and arrested Williams for Burglary and Possession of Stolen Property and Lyles for Possession of Stolen Property. Williams and Lyles were incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. A search warrant was granted as a result of the investigation and additional property was recovered. Additional charges may be pending as the investigation continues. The investigation is still active and ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crimestoppers at 618-549-COPS (2677).
Jeremy S Lyles, 43 of Carbondale
Michael S Williams, 29 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!