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City of Carbondale
Police Department
501 South Washington
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone (618) 457-3200
Fax (618) 457-3204

email: police@ci.carbondale.il.us

  

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03-31-15 Web Release- Carbondale Pastor Sentenced to Six Years in Prison
Michael C. Carr, Jackson County State’s Attorney, announced today that a Carbondale pastor of The View Church was sentenced to a total of six (6) years in prison by a Jackson County Circuit Judge on Monday, March 30, 2015, for his involvement in theft of money from the Church, Aggravated Identity Theft from a member of the church, and Loan Fraud involving the church.   Read More »

03-30-15 Web Release – Aggravated Arson Investigation
On 03-29-15 at 7:55 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a residence in the 700 block of West Walnut Street in reference to a report of a structure fire.   Read More »

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Unlawful Use of Weapon & Possession of Controlled Substance Investigation

07-12-13 Web Release –Unlawful Use of Weapon & Possession of Controlled Substance Investigation

On 07-11-13 at 11:10 p.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the area of the 700 block of East Main Street in reference to a suspicious person report.  During the course of investigation, officers discovered a subject, identified as Wilson Franklin,who was found to be in possession of cannabis and aloaded handgun.  Franklin was arrested and charged with Possession of Cannabis with intent to deliver, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Armed Violence, and Armed Habitual Offender. Franklin was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.

 

Wilson Franklin, Age 52

801 E. Main #117

 Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Police Department at (618) 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS (2677).  Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website.


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