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City of Carbondale
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501 South Washington
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone (618) 457-3200
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Theft Investigation
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 »

Auto Burglary Investigation
On 11-18-15, the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a residence in the 1400 block of East Main Street in reference to an auto burglary complaint.   Read More »

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07-29-13 Web Release-Residential Burglary Investigation

07-29-13 Web Release –Home Invasion Investigation

On 07-26-13, the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 500 block of South Wall Street in reference to a report of a home invasion. Officers learned that at 10:55 p.m. on 07-25-13, a suspect forcibly entered a residence. The suspect, who was known to the victim, battered the victim and another subject before fleeing the residence on foot. The victims sustained minor injuries. The suspect was identified as Kinard P. Portee.  Officers located Portee, and arrested him for Domestic Battery, Battery, Damage to Property, and Home Invasion. Portee was incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail.  


 Kinard P. Portee, Age 24

3524 S. Hwy 37   Marion, IL

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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