Carbondale Man Faces Weapons, Drug Charges After Sunday Incident

Carbondale Man Faces Weapons, Drug Charges After Sunday Incident

CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man is facing several charges after Carbondale Police responded to the 1100 block of East College Street in reference to a report of an individual with a firearm Sunday morning.

According to Carbondale Police, 44-year-old Marlin Brown was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapons, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon, Armed Habitual Offender, Cannabis Trafficking, Aggravated Resisting a Peace Officer, Criminal Damage to Property and Violation of Bail Bond because he is currently out on bond for firearms offenses.

Police said the suspect, identified as Brown, avoided officers by walking away after he was found. The officers ordered Brown to stop and he fled on foot. Brown was arrested after a brief foot chase.  

He was found to be in possession of a handgun, illegal amounts of illegal cannabis and items consistent with the sale of drugs.  

Brown was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.

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