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Posted on: February 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Aggravated Battery Arrest


 City of Carbondale, Illinois
 February 21, 2023

Aggravated Battery Arrest

CARBONDALE – On 02-19-23 at 10:43 P.M., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 1400 block of East Main Street regarding an unprovoked battery that just occurred. Officers quickly located the suspect, David A. Knickerbocker, 51 of Carbondale, and arrested him without incident. Officers charged Knickerbocker with Aggravated Battery. He was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. 


David A. Knickerbocker, 51 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 on this website’s main page. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities, and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness or have any information about a crime. Cash rewards for information that 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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