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Carbondale, Illinois 62901

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Carbondale Police are taking back unwanted prescription drugs April 28th, 2018 at the Carbondale Police Department
On Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Carbondale Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 15th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.   Read More »

Personal Safety for Women Class Offered – Last Spring Session – Sign Up Now!
The City of Carbondale Police Department would like to remind residents of the final Personal Safety for Women class for the spring of 2018.   Read More »

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Home Invasion Investigation

On 04-11-2018 around 3:41 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a residence in the 1900 block of North Illinois Avenue in reference to a home invasion that had just occurred. Officers learned that a suspect wearing a ski-style mask forced his way into the residence while in possession of a firearm. Officers learned the suspect made threats against the residents and then fought with a resident. During the altercation, the suspect discharged the firearm, but no one was injured as a result. The suspect fled the area on foot. One resident reported receiving minor injuries as a result of the altercation with the suspect. The suspect is believed to be a white male, around 5’08” tall and of slim build. The investigation into this incident is continuing.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Carbondale 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 from the main page of

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