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Posted on: June 30, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of Stolen Firearm

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City of Carbondale, Illinois

June 30th, 2023

For Immediate Release – 

Carbondale – On 06-28-23 at approximately 8:00 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers, along with agents of the Illinois Department of Corrections and deputies from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department conducted parole compliance checks in Carbondale. During a compliance check at a residence in the 300 block of South Crestview Street, officers found Daquarii M. Mathis, 30 years old of Carbondale, to be in possession of a stolen firearm and suspected illegal narcotics. Officers arrested Mathis for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. The Illinois Department of Corrections also issued a warrant for Mathis violating the conditions of his parole. Mathis was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. The investigation into this incident is active and ongoing.

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 and 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. 

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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