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A person making threats is taken into custody in Carbondale

a close-up of police lights on top of a police car
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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.

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