Three Arrested and One Sought After Incident at Kohl's

Apr 25, 2017

Three people are in custody and another is being sought following an incident at Kohl's Department Store in Carbondale.

Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle and retail theft at the store around 5:45 Monday afternoon.
As officers arrived in the area, they immediately identified the suspect vehicle and the three suspects.

During the course of the investigation, officers arrested 28-year-old Kyle Wills of Carbondale, 20-year-old Joshua Phelps of Swansea and 26-year-old Joseph Kasten of Grand Tower for Possession of Cannabis, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of a Look-Alike Substance. Phelps was also arrested for Obstructing Justice and Wills for Driving while License Revoked.

Officers later learned a fourth suspect fled south on foot from Kohl's with stolen merchandise. That suspect is described as a white male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information about the wanted suspect should contact Carbondale Police or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.