Carbondale Crime

Carbondale Crime

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  • Carbondale Man Arrested on Aggravated Battery, Weapo...

    Jul 23, 2015 | via 101.5 CIL-FM 

    On Tuesday night, Carbondale Police received a report just before 10 pm regarding a man carrying a knife in the 500 block of E. College St. It was then learned that the man, 29 year old Dwayne Keith of Carbondale, approached a victim, and allegedly battered that person, who received two non-life threatening lacerations. Carbondale Police say the victim was treated at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, and that officers located Keith in the 400 block of E. College St. where he was arrested without incident.


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Carbondale Law

I need a DUI lawyer for a first time offender in Carbondale, Il What should I expect
I also got a speeding ticket and a DUI ticket and a breathalizer ticket
If you are going to get an experienced DUI defense attorney it is difficult to tell you what you should expect, because...
What my options for a DUI if I refused a breathalyzer and was never administered a blood test?
I swerved off the road and the airbag knocked me out. The police officer found me unconscious at the wheel and when I awoke I refused a breathalyzer and was taken by ambulance to the local hospital where I was never administered a blood test. I was written a ticket for a DUI and I was also given a ticket for getting into the accident. This is my first DUI offense. What are my options here given the information?
You certainly have the right to plead not guilty and contest the DUI citation via trial by judge or jury. You need to...
I recieved a Drinking ticket In Carbondale IL, I did not admit to drinking but still recieved the ticket.. Can I beat this?
Two state troopers pulled up on me and my friends and proceeded to ask us if we had any drinks that night, one of my friends willingly said yes while the others (including myself) kept our mouths shut. The state troopers proceeded to write us tickets. We had no alcohol on us, nor were any of us noticeably intoxicated. The troopers did not breathalize us either
One admission by one witness is sufficient. Many are incarcerated right now based on witness observations
Will a Carbondale city ordinance violation of underage drinking result in the suspension of my drivers license?
An officer saw me take a drink from a plastic cup at a bar. I received a city ordinance violation citation for underage drinking. The officer didn't let me try to explain what the drink was, did not ask or give me a breathalyzer, and just continued to write and give me the citation. I lost my citation and the date on my citation passed without me realizing it. I had a fender bender yesterday only to find this out and that I had a warrant. I bailed out about an hour later but I don't know what I am supposed to do. Should I call the courthouse Monday morning, go there, or wait for something in the mail? Since my citation date lapsed, will this now go to the S.O.S? I'm 19, work full time, live on my own, and I really can't lose my license. I can't afford an attorney.
You were probably found guilty in absentia so you're off the road for at least six months, you could have saved...
What if the violation number (ex. 2-5-5) doesn't match the description of the incident?
The officer wrote 2-5-5 which is drinking on public property, but for the description, he wrote "consumption of alcohol by a minor" I was technically doing both, but can it be dropped by the fact that it doesn't match? My friend that I was with that was also a minor only got a drinking on public property and didn't have to go to court. Can my charge be more even though we both cooperated the same?
Since you have admitted to doing both the prosecutor can charge you and win on both. Hire an attorney and post no...
So tonight I was put in cuffs and written a ticket for underage drinking despite the fact i wasn't drinking.
So I was at a bar which is legal for my age to be at (I'm 20 the bar age is 19) and I was standing with my friends, a police officer walked up to me, asked for my ID, and when I responded I couldn't find it, he immediately put me in cuffs and brought me to his car. Were my rights violated?
No, your rights were not violated. Hire an attorney and defend the charge.
Need help with my license
I have to Tennessee drivers license and got a DUI in Illinois previously to living in Tennessee I also I lived in Kentucky but I've held my Tennessee drivers license for one year when I got the DUI the state of Illinois suspended a ky license that I didn't even have i held tn is this possible
KY elected to honor the sanctions. They don't need to suspend your KY license since you don't have one. They...