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Posted on: July 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Auto Burglary Arrest

Burglary to Motor Vehicle Arrest


On 07-06-22 at 2:21 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 800 block of East Grand Avenue regarding a report of a vehicle burglary in progress.  Officers found the suspect in the act of stealing items from a vehicle. The suspect fled from officers on foot and officers captured him after a short pursuit. The suspect was identified as Troy E. Johnson, 58 of Carbondale. He was found in possession of property believed to have been stolen from other vehicles in addition to the vehicle he was seen burglarizing. Officers charged Johnson with Burglary to a Motor Vehicle and Resisting a Police Officer. After consulting with the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office, Johnson was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.   The investigation into the incident is continuing. 


Troy E. Johnson, 58 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!

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