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Posted on: July 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Burglary Investigation


City of Carbondale, Illinois

July 18th, 2023

Burglary Investigation

For Immediate Release  

Carbondale – On July 18th, 2023 at 3:49 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 600 block of East College Street regarding a burglary in progress at a commercial building. Officers located evidence of forced entry and began a search of the building. Officers located Brian C. Brennan, 43 years old of Carbondale, hiding in the building. The investigation revealed that Brennan was in the process of burglarizing the building when officers arrived. Officers charged Brennan with Burglary, Criminal Trespassing, and Possession of Burglary Tools. He was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about the 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.

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