Carbondale man facing weapons charges after officers stop vehicle
CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – A Carbondale man faces a charge of unlawful use of a weapon after Carbondale police stopped his vehicle.
Officer’s stopped a vehicle in 500 block of East Main Street on Jan. 27 at 11:29 p.m.
Stephan D. Harris, 22, of Carbondale faces a charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after he was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm, according to the Carbondale Police Department.
“Our officers and detectives continue to work diligently to remove illegal firearms from our community to prevent violent crime. I am proud of their continuous hard work,” said Carbondale Police Chief Stan Reno.
Officers also issued Harris citations for operating an uninsured vehicle, operating a vehicle with no tail lights and operating a vehicle with suspended registration.
Harris was released on a recognizance bond pending a court appearance.
The investigation is active and ongoing.