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A Chicago man found actively burglarizing a Carbondale business

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Carbondale Police responded to a business in the 400 block of North Illinois Avenue for a burglary alarm early Saturday morning.

Officers located the suspect 67 year old Carlos J. Phenix of Chicago in the process of burglarizing the business.

Phenix fled from officers but was eventually captured after a brief foot pursuit. Property belonging to the business was located and returned.

Phenix was charged with burglary and is current being held at Jackson County Jail. The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale police Department or Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS.

Brandon Jones is a student news contributor for WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org
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