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Carbondale Police are investigating gun shots being fired late Sunday night.

At about 10 p.m., officers responded to the area of South Wall and East Mill Streets in reference to a report of shots fired. They learned several shots were fired in the 200 block of North Wall Street causing damage to a residence.

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The Carbondale Police Department is asking for help to locate a missing woman from central Illinois.

Officers responded to the 1000 block of East Park Street early Saturday morning.

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A missing St. Louis man was last seen in Carbondale.

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Carbondale Chief of Police Jeff Grubbs is retiring.

He will retire on September 30, which will complete his 29th year on the police force.

Carbondale Police are investigating a reported robbery on Tuesday evening.

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A Carbondale man received a 15-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.

Carbondale Police are investigating a report of shots fired early Monday morning.

Defund The Police Rally Planned For Carbondale

Jul 16, 2020

A rally aimed at highlighting the movement to defund police departments is planned for tonight in Carbondale.

The march is being hosted by Sunrise Movement Southern Illinois. The group is calling on the city to defund the police. Th e Carbondale Police budget for 2020 is over 10 million dollars. The group says community policing is used to target many in the community, including poor people, immigrants and people of color.

The protest will start at 5 pm at Attucks Park. Mask are required.

Carbondale Town Hall On Policing
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Thursday night Carbondale leaders, social activist and members of the NAACP held a town hall on policing and other concerns.

With cases of racial injustice being highlighted across the country, city and community leaders came together to discuss solutions on a local level.

Through multiple platforms the panelist answered questions on many topics including residency requirements, body cameras, school programs, de-escalation training, and defunding the city's police department.

Carbondale Policing Town Hall Set For July 9th

Jul 7, 2020

In light of protests around the country, the Carbondale NAACP and city officials will be holding a policing town hall on Thursday, July 9th.

The panel will include Fire and Police Commissioner Randy Burnside, Jackson County State’s Attorney Michael Carr, social activist Michael Coleman, Chief of Police Max Grubbs, Carbondale NAACP member Nancy Maxwell, City Manager Gary Williams, and IL NAACP member Robert Moore.

Advocates Speak Out Against Arrest Of Trans Protester

Jun 30, 2020

Local LGBTQ+ advocates have issued a statement condemning the Carbondale Police Department for how they handled the arrest of a protester on June 28th.

Witnesses said the protester was slammed against a car and others who tried to intervene were pepper-sprayed. A police press release referred to the individual with male pronouns and gave a name they do not currently use. According to friends, she goes by Cat.

Video Shows Carbondale Police Using Pepper Spray on Demonstrators

Jun 29, 2020
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Editor's note: This story has been clarified to address the identity of the person arrested.

The Carbondale Police Department has issued a statement regarding Sunday's incident near Italian Village where officers appeared to struggle with a person they were trying to arrest.

Video from a witness shows fellow protesters asking why the person was in custody, and questioned tactics the police used. Officers in a witness video then appeared to push them back and pepper-sprayed them.

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The Carbondale Police Department is asking for help in locating a missing person from Chicago.

Carbondale Police are investigating an aggravated battery which occurred at 10:30 Thursday night. 

Police were called to the 900 block of West Sycamore after a report of a person receiving a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Carbondale Police Looking for Missing Teen

Apr 29, 2020
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Carbondale Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing teen.

16 year old Kirtayvion "Tae" Taylor-Kirk was last seen Sunday evening in the 200 block of South Canterbury Drive in Carbondale.

Carbondale Police Wanted for Weekend Shooting

Apr 29, 2020
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Carbondale Police are searching for a man involved in a weekend shooting and traffic crash. 

Police say 23 year old Shephen  Moultire of Carbondale is wanted for aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of weapons by a felon. 

Carbondale Police Found Missing Teen

Apr 21, 2020
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UPDATE: 4/23/2020 10:30 am

Carbondale Police have found Huesmann unharmed and in good health. 

ORIGINAL STORY:

Carbondale Police need your help finding a missing teenager. 

A Christopher man is in custody after investigators say he damaged multiple cars in Carbondale Sunday morning.

Carbondale Police are investigating two separate shootings. 

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A Carbondale woman faces multiple charges after driving the wrong way and leading police on a chase on Monday, April 13.

Missing Teen Found Safe

Apr 14, 2020
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4/14/2020 UPDATE: Carbondale Police say they were able to locate Victoria Frederking. She is at home and safe. 

ORIGINAL STORY:
Carbondale Police are asking for your help finding a missing teen. 

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Carbondale Police are investigating after about nine vehicles had their tires punctured.

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A Jackson County jury has convicted a Carbondale man of Home Invasion, Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon, and Criminal Damage to Property.

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A Carbondale man is in the Jackson County jail accused of breaking into vehicles.

Carbondale Police say at about 9:42 Monday night, officers responded to the 300 block of East Mill Street in reference to someone entering unoccupied vehicles.

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The Carbondale Police Department reports 17-year-old Ayden Van Hook was located Wednesday night in Mt. Vernon. He had been missing after no one had reported seeing him since Tuesday at around 4 p.m. in the 400 block of East Walnut Street.  

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A Carbondale man has been charged with threatening others inside a residence with a handgun.

Police say 27-year-old Montavious Burton entered a residence in the 300 block of South Marion early Sunday morning. He reportedly threatened the occupants with a handgun. 

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A Carbondale man was sentenced this week for being a felon in possession of weapons.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 22-year-old Dayshawn Holmes received a six and-a-half year prison sentence for Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon.

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Carbondale Police have identified the person killed in a shooting incident earlier this week.

Officers say he is 25-year-old Cordell Johnson of Cairo.

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A Carbondale man has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon.

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A Carbondale man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a weapons possession charge.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 24-year-old Nanshon Gibbs received a two-year sentence for Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon.

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