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Posted on: February 18, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 02-18-22 at 8:42 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 400 block of East College Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers made contact with Marlin J. Brown, 43 of Carbondale, who was leaving the area.  In the course of the investigation, officer arrested Brown for Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapons and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon.  As the investigation continued, officers identified the two other suspects; Keon L. Foulks,18 of Carbondale, and Keavonte T. Nesby, 20 of DeSoto.  Foulks and Nesby were located and arrested for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon.  After conferring with the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office, Foulks, Nesby and Brown were incarcerated in the Jackson County jail.  No injuries were reported and but damage to property was discovered.  The investigation is active and ongoing.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the police department at (618) 549-2121 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-2677.

Marlin J. Brown, 43 of Carbondale

Keon L. Foulks, 18 of Carbodnale

Keavonte T. Nesby, 20 of DeSoto

 Anyone with information about this 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 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!

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