Suicide Watch Precaution Measure
10-22-13 Web Release- Suicide Watch Precaution Measure
On 10-22-13 officers of the Carbondale Police Department responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a report of a suicidal subject. Officers learned through the course of their investigation that an individual was threatening suicide and claimed to be armed with a handgun. Officers were able to convince the subject to surrender and the individual was taken to Carbondale Memorial hospital for treatment. There were no injuries as a result of this incident. The investigation into the incident is continuing.
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.