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Posted on: September 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Burglary and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon Investigation

 City of Carbondale, Illinois
 September 28, 2022


CARBONDALE – On 09/22/22 at 1:50 p.m., City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle.   Officers learned the suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and stole a firearm.  During the course of the investigation, officers learned the identity of the suspect to be Kendal A Burke, age 37 of Chicago.   Officers applied for and received a Jackson County Arrest Warrant for Burglary, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon and No Valid Firearm Owner’s Identification for Burke with a $100,000.00 (one hundred thousand dollar) bond. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.

Kendal A Burke, 37 of Chicago.

Anyone with information about this incident or the whereabouts of Burke 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!

 The mission of the Carbondale Police Department is to work in partnership with our community to preserve life, protect human rights, protect property and improve quality of life by providing police service to all in a fair, sensitive and professional manner.

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