City of Carbondale, Illinois
January 29, 2024
For Immediate Release

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an individual who committed a theft at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale on January 24, 2024. On that day at about 10:45 p.m., an unidentified white male forced entry into a restricted office area of the hospital. Once inside, the suspect entered several offices and eventually left with property belonging to the hospital. Once outside the hospital, security officers confronted the male, who ran northbound on N. Poplar Street and out of sight. A photo of the suspect is below. If you have information on the identity and/or location of the individual, please contact the Carbondale Police Department at the numbers listed below and reference this release.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. 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 on this website’s main page. Please help yourself and your county, its communities, and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness or have any information about a crime. Cash rewards for information that leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!

The mission of the Carbondale Police Department is to work in partnership with our community to preserve life, protect human rights, protect property and improve quality of life by providing police service to all in a fair, sensitive, and professional manner.