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City of Carbondale
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501 South Washington
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone (618) 457-3200
Fax (618) 457-3204

email: police@ci.carbondale.il.us

  

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Armed Robbery Investigation

08-27-13 Web Release –Armed Robbery Investigation

On 08-26-13, at 3:12 a.m. the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 700 block of East Main Street in reference to a report of an armed robbery. Officers learned the victim and the two suspects, who are acquaintances, were together when the suspectsforcibly stole property from the victim while armed with a firearm.  The suspects fled the scene on foot and the victim was not injured during this incident. During the course of the investigation, onesuspect was identified as Esley Cornelius and he was arrested and incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail.

 

Esley Cornelius, Age 22

15458 Olive Street, Cairo 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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