Lovely Varughese files suit against state trooper

Lovely Varughese, mother of deceased SIU student Pravin Varughese, has filed a $100,000 civil lawsuit against Illinois State Trooper Chris Martin for his negligence while investigating the disappearance of her son. Pravin was reported missing on Feb. ... Continue Reading →

O’Guinn releases statement

Former Police Chief Jody O’Guinn released a statement Wednesday explaining the circumstances of his firing. O’Guinn said he does not know the reason Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity fired him. Baity described the justification of his termination ... Continue Reading →

One-man standoff

  Carbondale police maintain a crime scene Wednesday after a suspect who had barricaded himself in a residence was arrested. The Department’s Hostage Negotiation Team and Special Response Team also were at the scene. DAngelis M. Chambers, of Herrin, ... Continue Reading →

SIU ranks in unsafe colleges list

Carbondale campus places 15th among 25 universities Some students and faculty are surprised at the university’s new spot on a top 25 dangerous universities list. On Nov. 20, an online publication called Business Insider released an article titled “The ... Continue Reading →

Blotters 10/5/12

DPS Crime Log An SIU student was arrested Wednesday at Mae Smith. Michael K. Miller, 19, from Springfield, was arrested for a failure-to-appear warrant out of Jackson County on an original charge of resisting a police officer. Miller was transported to ... Continue Reading →

Police Blotters 9/7/12

    Campus Two car thefts occurred Saturday — one in Lot 44 and one on 225 Travel Service Dr. There are no suspects for either case. Dion M. Horton was arrested at Mae Smith Saturday for criminal damage to property. The 19-year-old non-student ... Continue Reading →

Crime apparent after Elm Street thefts

Carbondale police are heavily patrolling the area surrounding Elm Street after a series of break-ins happened during the summer months. Carbondale Chief of Police Jody O’Guinn said in an e-mail, that after more than 40 property crimes and thefts were ... Continue Reading →

Police Blotter 5/3/12

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Police Blotter 4/18/12

About Ashley ZborekHello, My name is Ashley and I am the Daily Egyptian's Online Editor. I started off at the DE as a campus reporter in fall 2011. Continue Reading →
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