City of Carbondale, Illinois
September 28th, 2023
Unlawful Use of Weapons
For Immediate Release
CARBONDALE – On September 27th, 2023 City of Carbondale police officers stopped a vehicle in the 600 block of North Giant City Road for a traffic violation. The vehicle was previously reported to be involved in an unlawful use of weapons complaint on September 25th, 2023. In the course of the traffic stop, officers located a handgun in the vehicle. Officers arrested Adrielle L. Gaston, 21 years old of Carbondale, and charged him with Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Gaston was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. The investigation 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.