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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 09-20-2020 at approximately 10:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the area of South Wall Street and East Mill Street in reference to a report of shots fired. During the course of the investigation, officers learned seve...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigations

On 09-17-2020 at approximately 2:25 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the area of the 300 block of South Emerald Street in reference to a report of a vehicle theft.   During the course of the investigation, an offic...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Missing Adult Recovered

The Carbondale Police Department is pleased to report that on 09-09-2020, Elizabeth Jett met with officers in Lexington, Tennessee who verified she was safe, unharmed and in good health.

Prior Release:

On 08-29-20, at 1:35 a.m., the Carbondale Police Depart...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 09-10-2020 at approximately 12:26 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 300 block of East Birch Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers learned unknown suspect(s) fired shots in the area which s...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 09-08-2020 at approximately 3:15 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 500 block of South Beveridge Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers learned unknown suspect(s) fired shots in the area. &a...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 09-06-20 at approximately 12:31 a.m. City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 900 block of West Sycamore Street in reference to reports of shots fired.  Officers found two victims with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.  ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Missing Person Investigation

On 08-29-20, at 1:35 a.m., the Carbondale Police Department responded to the 1000 block of East Park Street in reference to a report of a missing person.  Officers learned Elizabeth A. Jett, 34 of Decatur, IL., left the area on foot in an unknown...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Carbondale Police Chief Jeff Grubbs Announces Retirement

August 31, 2020

Carbondale Police Chief Jeff Grubbs Announces Retirement

Today, it is with mixed emotions that I announce my retirement as the Chief of Police of the City of Carbondale Police Department, effective September 30, 2020, the completion of my 29...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Missing Adult

On 08-29-20, the Carbondale Police Department was notified that Marvin Simpson, 42 years old, of St. Louis, Mo was last seen in Carbondale on 08-26-20. Marvin was last seen in the Tatum Heights area at approximately 11:00 p.m. Marvin is 5’08&...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Robbery Investigation

On 08-25-2020 at approximately 7:15 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers received a report of a robbery in the 400 block of South Logan Avenue.   Officers learned the victim was jogging in the area when he was tackled to the ground by the sus...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2020

Armed Robbery

On 08-19-20 at approximately 1:46 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to an armed robbery in the 700 block of E. Main. The victim reported being battered with a firearm and robbed. The suspects fled the scene in a blue Sport Utility Vehicle...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 08-15-2020 at 2:59 a.m., Carbondale police officers responded to the report of two females who were shot in the 400 block of North Springer. The victims reported they were driving on North Springer when their vehicle was blocked by at least one other v...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Counterfeit Bill Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is investigating four separate incidents where a suspect passed a counterfeit $100.00 bill at four different businesses on August 9th, 2020.  The suspect is described as a black male with braids and a bun ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 07-21-2020, at approximately 9:14 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1000 block of East Grand Avenue in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers found damage to two vehicles as a result of the shots fired and learned the su...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Missing Juvenile

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile, Edgar E. Rivera, age 15. Edgar was last seen on 07-10-2020 at 2:00 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Main Street. Rivera is described as ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Criminal Damage to Property

Criminal Damage to Property

 

On June 28, 2020 at approximately 6:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers monitored a group of approximately 30 people demonstrating and marching through the City as a part of a planned protest. Officers assisted...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Missing Person Investigation

Missing Person Investigation (From Indiana)

The City of Carbondale Police Department is assisting the Evansville, Indiana Police Department in locating Dawnita L. Wilkerson, age 44, of Evansville, Indiana. Dawnita is described as a black female, 5&rsqu...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Missing Person Found Safe

Missing/Suicidal Person Found Safe – Update

The Carbondale Police Department is pleased to report officers located 18 year old Rakim Verner safe and in good health in rural Jackson County in a remote area near US Highway 51 south of Carbondale at...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Missing Suicidal Person

Missing Suicidal Person Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person from Chicago, Il. Rakim J. Verner, 18 years old.  Rakim left Chicago on an Amtrak train on ...

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