On 09/11/21 at 11:42 p.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 100 block of North Washington Street in reference to a disturbance. Responding officers heard several shots coming from the area as they responded to the scene. During the course of the investigation, officers arrested Charleton J. Patterson, 29 of Carbondale, for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon. There were no reported injuries, but one parked vehicle was struck by at least one bullet. Patterson was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.
Charleton J Patterson, 29 of Carbondale
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. 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 located on the main page of this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!