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First sexual assault reported to SIU police this year

By Daily Egyptian campus desk

February 8, 2016

An SIU student reported to a Campus Security Authority that she was sexually assaulted last month by an unidentified SIU student in Mae Smith Hall, according to SIU police's daily crime log.The assault, which SIU police's cri...

Southern Illinois man accused of sexual assault

By Len Wells, Evansville Courier & Press, Ind.

November 10, 2015

A southern Illinois man faces 240 felony charges of criminal sexual assault following an investigation by Illinois State Police detectives and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.Ronald C. Yarber, 48, of Equa...

56 citations and 5 arrests related to Unofficial Halloween

By Cory Ray, @coryray_de

October 20, 2015

 The Carbondale Police Department and SIU Department of Public Safety both released the number of citations issued during Unofficial Halloween, which took place this past weekend. CPD reported a preliminary total of 45 citations, ei...

Two-car crash sends nine to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

September 21, 2015

Nine people involved in a rollover car accident were taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with non-life threatening injuries Monday morning.Shortly before 9 a.m, a vehicle driving north on South Illinois Avenue ran a tra...

University police department sniffs out money for K-9 unit

By Cory Ray, Daily Egyptian

September 6, 2015

The SIUC Department of Public Safety is tracking down funds to add a K-9 unit.Sgt. Chad Beights said the police department started an online donation page in fall 2014 to buy and train one K-9 unit. The estimated cost of the un...

Solar bear crowd dispersed with pepper spray

By David Jordan, @DavidJordan_DE

August 31, 2015

Police deployed pepper spray during an arrest to disperse the crowd after they and the person being arrested were targeted by bottles and cans being thrown on Saturday at Aspen Court Apartments, according to a Carbondale Police...

Police investigate fight at Aspen Courts

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

May 4, 2015

Carbondale Police responded to a fight in progress Sunday evening at Aspen Court Apartments, according to a CPD press release. Officers found black females and a black male wearing a LeBron James jersey attacked the victim af...

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