Carbondale PD Investigating 3 Different Recent Crimes

Carbondale PD Investigating 3 Different Recent Crimes

Carbondale Police are looking for a suspect in reference to an alleged armed robbery in the 600 block of West Elm Street around 1am Monday morning.

The victim told police he had been inside his home when his roommate told him the male suspect appeared at the door of the home saying a car door was open in the driveway. He went outside to investigate and was approached by the suspect wearing a ski mask armed with a black revolver. He demanded the victim’s phone and wallet and the victim complied. The suspect was last seen running south on South Hayes from West Cherry Street.

The suspect is described as a thin black male around 5’8″ tall wearing black pants, a black hooded sweatshirt and a ski mask. Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information should contact Carbondale Police.
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Carbondale Police continue to investigate an auto theft that happened recently in the city.

Officers went to the 400 block of South Skyline Drive just before 7 a.m. Thursday and met with the victim who reported that she started her vehicle – a white 2014 Toyota Rav4 with Illinois registration AB11589 – to warm it up while it was parked in her driveway. She went back inside her home leaving the vehicle running. Moments later she realized the vehicle was missing.
Officers have been unable to locate the vehicle. It has been entered into the police database as stolen.

Anyone with information should contact Carbondale Police.
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Carbondale Police continue to investigate a reported motor vehicle burglary that happened earlier this month in the city.
Just before 11 p.m. on Nov. 14, officers went to the 1200 block of West Main Street in reference to a report of a motor vehicle burglary.

Officers learned the suspect was speaking with the victim through the open passenger side window of the victim’s car. The suspect reached into the interior of the car and stole property belonging to the victim. The suspect drove away in a newer model, gray Toyota Tundra last seen turning east onto West Main Street.

The suspect was described as a black woman, about 5’2″ tall with a skinny build and wearing a hooded sweat jacket and sweat pants.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Carbondale Police.