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501 South Washington
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

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On 11-02-2015 at approximately 12:45 p.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 700 block of East Grand Avenue regarding a theft complaint.   Read More »

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Unlawful Use of Credit Card, Violation of Sex Offender Registration Arrest

On 06-24-13, the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a report of an unlawful use of a credit card from the Carbondale area.  During the course of the investigation, officers identified thesuspect as Thomas L Hudson. Officers located and arrested Hudson, and learned he was also a registered sexual predatorin violation of the Illinois Sex Offender Registration Actfor failure to register a change of address.  Hudson was charged with Unlawful Use of Credit Card and Failure to Registerand was transported to the Jackson County Jail for incarceration.


Thomas L. Hudson, Age 48

205 N. Wall Street 4-B

Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Unlawful Use of Credit Card



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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