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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Home Invasion Investigation

On 11-13-2019 at approximately 6:01 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 900 block of East Park Street in reference to a report of a home invasion.  Officers learned at 5:30 p.m. two suspects entered the residence, one of whi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Concealing or Aiding a Fugitive

On 11-12-19 Deputies with the Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Sheriff’s Department arrested Thomas Durell Evans Jr., 30 years old of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on a Jackson County, Illinois warrant for charges of Concealing or Aiding a Fugitive r...

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Posted on: November 9, 2019

Murder

On 11-07-19 at approximately 11:00 a.m., officers and investigators with the Heartland Fugitive Task Force in Southeast Missouri and the Sikeston, Missouri Department of Public Safety arrested Tyren Johnson, 21 years old of Sikeston, Missouri, on a Jackso...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Residential Burglary Arrest

On 11-06-19 at approximately 9:00 p.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a residence on South Maple Street in reference to a burglary in progress.  Officers arrived at the residence and found the resident detaining the suspec...

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Posted on: November 3, 2019

Homicide

On 11-03-19 at approximately 1:22 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department received numerous calls of shots fired in the 500 block of S. Illinois Avenue.    Officers already in the area on foot, located a gunshot victim with life-t...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Death Investigation

On 11-01-19, at approximately 2:44 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a gunshot victim at 1225 W. Freeman Street. Within three minutes of receiving the call, officers arrived and found a victim located in the west stairway of the ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon

On 10-29-19 at approximately 5:30 p.m. officers arrested Antonio Watson in Evansville, Indiana.  Watson is awaiting extradition to Illinois for the charge of Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon.  The United States Marshals Service and the...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon

On 10-20-2019 at approximately 5:32 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in reference to a gunshot victim.  The investigation revealed the victim and his acquaintance, Antonio Watson 38 years old o...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Drug Take Back Day - October 26th, 2019

On Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Carbondale Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 18th opportunity in 8 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially danger...

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