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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Train vs. Pedestrian Crash Investigation

On 05-24-22 at approximately 11:29 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the railroad tracks between the 400 block of North Washington Street and North Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of pedestrian struck by a train.  Off...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Unlawful Use of a Weapon by Felon Investigation

On 05-20-22 at approximately 11:03 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to a business in the 1900 block of South Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a disorderly person.  Officers arrived and identified the disorderly person...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

State's Attorney Comments on Gun-Related offenses

JACKSON COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY

Joseph A. Cervantez, State’s Attorney

Jackson County Courthouse • 1001 Walnut Street • Third Floor • Murphysboro, IL 62966

(618) 687-7200 • Fax (618) 687-7215

FOR IMMEDIAT...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Missing Person Update

City of Carbondale police officers continued the investigation into the whereabouts of missing person Ashley Curtis, who was reported as missing on 05-03-22.  In the course of that investigation, officers located a deceased female at a residence ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Investigation

On 05-10-22 at approximately 12:05 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the area of the 300 block of South Cedarview Street in reference to a report of a suspicious vehicle with the license plates intentionally obscured. Officers located ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Hit and Run Traffic Crash Investigation

On 05-08-22 at 3:50 a.m., officers monitored a gathering of 250 to 300 people in the parking lot of a business in the 300 block of East Walnut Street.  A fight broke out amongst several females in the center of the crowd. Soon after the fight bro...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Investigation

On 05-07-22 at 2:02 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation on West Freeman Street near the intersection with South Poplar Street.  During the course of the investigation, officers ar...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 05-06-22 at 2:19 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the area of the 500 block of South James Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  The suspect(s) fled from the area prior to the officers arriving.   No in...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Investigation

On 05-06-22 at 2:02 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers conducted safety surveillance in the 100 block of North Washington Street in reference to a crowd of people congregating. The officers observed a person involved in a conflict armed with a handg...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Update Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

City of Carbondale Police detectives continue to follow up on the fight and shots fired that occurred in the 500 block of South Illinois on 04-30-22 at 2:16 a.m. Detectives identified the shooter as Cody A. Dempsey, 28 of Carbondale. On 05-04-22 members o...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Missing Person Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult. Ashley Dawn Curtis, age 39, was last seen on 05-01-22 in the 400 block of East College Street.  Curtis is described as being abo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Traffic Crash and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Investigation

On 05-01-22 at 9:11 p.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of West Main Street in reference to a report of a traffic crash.  Officers found a single vehicle crashed into the front of a business causing extensive damage.  The Jackson ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 04-30-22 at 2:16 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 500 block of South Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a fight in progress.  Officers made a quick response and determined the suspects already fled from the ar...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Update - Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 04-30-22 at approximately 1:27 a.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 100 block of North Washington Street in reference to a shooting.  During the course of the investigation, detectives identified two of the suspects as Dema...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2022

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 04-30-22 at approximately 1:27 a.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 100 block of North Washington Street in reference to a shooting.   Officers found a large crowd in the parking lot and learned a gunshot victim went to Car...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Unlawful Use of Weapons and Traffic Crash Investigation

On 04-25-22 at 7:28 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to North Illinois Avenue near Charles Road in reference to a report of a single vehicle traffic crash.  During the course of the investigation, officers learned a white Chevro...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City of Carbondale Implementing New HR Software to Make Applying Easier Than Ever!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Applying for employment with the City of Carbondale just got easier! The City of Carbondale has switched to a new human resource management software to assist with recruiting and hiring employees. 

This n...

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