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Posted on: October 30, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon

On 10-29-19 at approximately 5:30 p.m. officers arrested Antonio Watson in Evansville, Indiana.  Watson is awaiting extradition to Illinois for the charge of Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon.  The United States Marshals Service and the Evansville, Indiana Police Department assisted the Carbondale Police Department with this investigation.  The investigation still continues and is ongoing. 

Watson, Antonio

Antonio D Watson, age 38 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!

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