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Impersonation of a Peace Officer/Disorderly Conduct/ Threatening a Public Official

On 03-02-16 at around 6:09 a.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 1300 block of East Main in reference to a report of Impersonation of a Peace officer and Disorderly Conduct. Officers met with three adult female victims who reported the suspect identified himself as an undercover police officer and began giving them orders. The victims refused and called the police department. The suspect left on foot but was located by the responding officers. During the course of the investigation officers arrested Arseny S Shlyapintokh, 39 year old male of Carbondale for Disorderly Conduct and False impersonation of a Peace officer. 

During his arrest processing, Shlyapintokh made several specific threats of harm to the victims in this case, the arresting officers and any officers who make contact with him in the future. Shlyapintokh was also charged with Threatening a Public Official and incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. The investigation into this incident is continuing.

Arseny S Shlyapintokh, Age 39

404 W Sycamore Street, Carbondale IL.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!

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