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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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Vehicular Hijacking & Armed Robbery Investigation

08-07-14 Web Release –Vehicular Hijacking & Armed Robbery Investigation

On 08-05-14, the City of Carbondale Police Department received a report an incident that occurred on 08-02-14 in the 500 block of East Russell Street.  Officers learned the victim and an acquaintance got into an argument when the acquaintance allegedly brandished a handgun and stole personal property. The suspect, identified as Kevin Pruitt, then got into the victim’s vehicle and drove off.  On 08-07-14, Pruitt was located in the 1300 block of East Main Street and was arrested.  He was subsequently incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail. There were no injuries as a result of this incident. The vehicle, described as a black, 2002 Pontiac Bonneville with Illinois license S870964 has yet to be located.  The investigation into the incident is continuing.

 

 

Kevin Pruitt, Age 20

65 W 1012th Place

Chicago, 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.

 

Prior Release:

On 08-05-14, the City of Carbondale Police Department received a report an incident that occurred on 08-02-14 in the 500 block of East Russell Street. Officers learned the victim and an acquaintance got into an argument when the acquaintance allegedly brandished a handgun and stole personal property. The suspect then got into the victim’s vehicle and drove off. The vehicle is described as a black, 2002 Pontiac Bonneville with Illinois license S870964. The suspect has been identified as Kevin Pruitt. Pruitt is believed to have driven the vehicle to the Chicagoland area. There were no injuries as a result of this incident and a photograph of Pruitt is not currently available. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Police Department. 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.


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