2 teens face charges after auto burglary in Carbondale

Carbondale Police car

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – Two teenagers face charges after Carbondale police were called to an auto burglary in progress.

Carbondale police officers responded to a parking lot in the 900 block of East Park Street at 11:18 p.m. on June 2 after a report of a possible auto burglary in progress by a group of several juveniles.

The suspects left the area but officers located and arrested a 15-year-old boy for burglary to a motor vehicle and resisting a peace officer, and a 16-year-old boy for burglary to a motor vehicle and criminal trespass to a vehicle.

Police say both juveniles are from Carbondale and were released to their families after conferring with the Jackson County States Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. Tipsters can 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).

The investigation is active and ongoing.

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