A person making threats is taken into custody in Carbondale
The Carbondale Police Department has issued a news release explaining the increased police presence in town Tuesday morning.
At around 8:40 a.m., CPD officers along with Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 800 block of East Main Street regarding a report of a person who threatened harm to themselves and officers with a firearm.
Officers isolated the individual and eventually took them into custody without incident.
Carbondale Police along with the Carbondale Police Mental Health Advocate referred the subject for mental health treatment at a local hospital.
The Illinois State Police assisted during the incident.
No further information is being released at this time.