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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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Trespassing and Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer Investigation
On 07-24-15 at about 12:30 p.m. two officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in reference to a report of an individual, later identified as Salim Baker, who had allegedly trespassed inside a residence and inside a vehicle.   Read More »

Possession of Controlled Substance Investigation
On 07-22-15, an officer of the City of Carbondale Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the 400 block of North Oakland Avenue for an equipment violation.   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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