Be On The Lookout: Crime Stoppers increases reward

What you know could earn you cold, hard cash. Carbondale Crime Stoppers is upping its reward structure for all crime tips that lead to an arrest, including in a recent assault case.

Carbondale police say a man is suspected of assaulting someone in the 500 block of South Illinois Avenue. The crime happened on Jan. 13. Click here to read the full news release on this crime. If you recognize him, or saw something that leads to an arrest, you could now earn up to $1,500. Call Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS (2677).

Since 1992, Carbondale Crime Stoppers has solved 173 cases, made 161 arrests, recovered $85,920 worth of property and paid out more than $32,000 in reward money. 
The goal of the reward increase, the group says, is an increase in solving crimes that impact your neighborhood. All you have to do is Be On The Lookout and report what you see.

Click here to read the full release on the reward increase.

If there’s something happening in your area you think others need to Be On The Lookout for, email me at

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