On 03-07-22 at 4:18 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of North Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a burglary in progress. During the course of the investigation, officers learned the suspect, Carlos J. Phenix, 66 of Carbondale, entered the storage area of a vehicle owned by the business and stole property. Phenix was arrested at the scene for Burglary to Motor Vehicle and incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. The investigation is active and ongoing.
Carlos J. Phenix, 66 of Carbondale.
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!