Two Arrested on Weapons Charges in Carbondale

Two Arrested on Weapons Charges in Carbondale

Pictured: Victor Riley, Dexter Dunklin

CARBONDALE – Two men were arrested and charged after a Carbondale police officer saw the two with flashlights suspiciously looking around a parking lot in the 1200 block of East Grand Avenue early Friday morning.

According to Carbondale Police, it was discovered during the investigation that the suspects – 19-year-old Victor Riley of Percy and 23-year-old Dexter Dunklin of Du Quoin – possessed a firearm and a controlled substance.

Officers charged Riley with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and possession of a controlled substance. Dunklin was charged with unlawful use of a weapon.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200.

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