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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 10-12-21 at approximately 7:11 p.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in reference to reports of shots fired. Officers did not locate anyone injured, but they did locate property damage to a residence. &...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Home Invasion, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Assault Investigation

On 10-12-21 at approximately 9:20 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of West Main Street, in reference to an incident initially reported as a disorderly conduct.  The investigation revealed, the suspect entered t...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2021

$15,000 in Reward Money Offered for Information Regarding the Murder of Keeshanna Jackson

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Springfield Division is offering a $10,000 reward and Carbondale Police are offering $5,000 to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the subject(s) involved in the August 22nd, 2021 mu...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Home Invasion and Armed Robbery Investigation

On 10-06-21 at approximately 9:20 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 300 block of South James Street in reference to a home invasion which occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. on 10-05-21.  Officers learned two unknown suspe...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Missing Runaway Recovered

On 10-05-21 City of Carbondale police officers located Kashaad Johnson after he returned to a family member’s home.  He was found to be safe and in good health.  We thank the community for your assistance with this investigatio...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Missing Runaway Recovered

On 10-05-21 City of Carbondale police officers located Samantha Pettit.  She was found in good health and was returned home.   We thank the community for your assistance with this investigation.

Prior Release on 10-04-21:

The City of Carbo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Criminal Trespass/Resisting a Peace Officer/Aggravated Battery

On 09-23-21 at approximately 3:21 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 100 block of North Giant City Road in reference to a trespassing complaint.  Associates of a retail business called to report an individual was trespassin...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Missing/Runaway Juvenile Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person reported on 10-01-21, Kashaad D Johnson, age 14, of Carbondale.  Kashaad, pictured below, was last seen on 09-29-2021 at about 2...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Missing/Runaway Juvenile Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile reported on 10-03-21, Samantha E. Pettit, age 17, of Carbondale.  Pettit, pictured below, was last seen on 10-03-2021 at about...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapon and Battery Investigation

On 09/25/21 at 6:30 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of East Walnut Street in reference to a disturbance. During the course of the investigation, officers arrested Tamira Smart, age 32 of Milwaukee, WI, for Battery and ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Armed Robbery Investigation

On 09/24/21, City of Carbondale Police Officers investigated a report of an armed robbery near the intersection of West Main Street and South Poplar Street that took place on 09/23/21 at approximately 11:45 p.m.  Officers learned the victim was r...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Armed Robbery Investigation

On 09/24/21 at approximately 11:47 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 700 block of South Dixon Street. Officers learned the victim was approached by two suspects, one who displayed a handgun and deman...

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