Carbondale man arrested on aggravated assault, weapons charges


Darrell W. Burton, 53, of Carbondale. (Carbondale police)

By Daily Egyptian staff

A 53-year-old Carbondale man was arrested Thursday on several charges, including aggravated unlawful use of weapons, police said.

Carbondale police responded to a report of disorderly conduct at 12:55 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of West Main Street, authorities said in a news release Friday. During their investigation, officers arrested Darrell Burton for aggravated unlawful use of weapons, aggravated assault and disorderly conduct, authorities said.

Burton was incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail.


Police released no other details about the incident as of Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to call police at 618-457-3200.

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