Marion, IL Crime & Safety


Teen ticketed in rollover pickup truck crash injuring 3 passengers

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - Emergency crews responded to a serious single-vehicle crash at 11 p.m. in Franklin County, Illinois on Thursday, September 22. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, a Ram truck went off the right side of South County Line Road, just west of Old Marion Road, and flipped several times before landing on its top.

Carbondale Police Department holds open house for community

CARBONDALE, Ill (KBSI) – Carbondale residents were given a chance to visit the Carbondale Police Department for their first-ever open house. It was an opportunity for members of the community to meet officers, ask questions, and see what some of the departments do on a daily basis. Carbondale Police...

Three injured in Franklin County rollover crash

FRANKLIN COUNTY - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has released more information after multiple people were injured in a rollover crash on Wednesday night. According to a media release, the accident occurred on South County Line Road approximately ¼ mile west of Old Marion Road. During the course of...

Carbondale, IL woman arrested after Monday morning fight

A Carbondale, IL woman was arrested on assault and weapons charges after police say she fired a gun during a fight. Carbondale Police say at about 7:30 a.m. Monday, officers broke up a fight involving several people in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane. They say their investigation determined that 30-year-old Camille Sanders fired at least one shot. No injuries were reported. Sanders was taken to the Jackson County Jail on charges of aggravated assault, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated discharge of a firearm.

12 horses seized after alleged mistreatment in Saline County

HARRISBURG - The Saline County Sheriff's Office has seized a dozen horses for alleged mistreatment. According to a news release, James Kevin Griffith of Harrisburg was not providing sufficient food, water and care for the animals, and had previously been cited by the Illinois Department of Agriculture. Earlier this year,...

Woman accused of firing gun during fight arrested

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - A Carbondale woman is facing charges in connection with a shots fired investigation on Monday morning, September 21. Carbondale Police were called at 7:34 a.m. to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane to a report of gunfire. When officers arrived, they found several people fighting...

Four Injured in Rollover Crash Wednesday Night in Franklin County

WEST FRANKFORT – Several people were involved in a rollover crash late Wednesday night in Franklin County . According to Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni, deputies learned a 2006 Ram pickup driven by a 17-year-old boy was traveling east on South County Line Road when he ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned several times before coming to rest on its top.

Carbondale police to host open house

Contour Aviation will be offering flights to Nashville from the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. Chaffee school administrators facing citations from Scott Co. Current and former administrators in the Chaffee school district have an October court date after being cited for allegedly failing to report possible child abuse. East Perry Community...

Jackson County woman accused of shooting neighbor in leg

JACKSON COUNTY, Ill. (KBSI) – A woman faces charges accused of shooting her neighbor in the leg. Sandra Walker, 50, faces an aggravated battery with a firearm charge and faces other firearm offenses, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a...

Marion man arrested for firing a gun during an argument

Marion, Ill. (WJPF) – A Marion man has been arrested after he fired a gun during an argument. Just after 12:00 a.m. Sunday, Marion Police say they were called to a parking lot in the 100 block of North Madison Street for a report of shots fired. Witnesses told officers that two or three men had gotten into an argument and one of them had fired a gun. No injuries were reported and all of those involved left the area before police arrived.

Carbondale woman facing several charges after police break up fight

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – A Carbondale woman faces several charges after police responded to a call of shots fired and found several people fighting. Camille Sanders, 30, of Carbondale faces aggravated assault, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated discharge of firearm charges. Carbondale police responded to the...