CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- A Carbondale man is in custody after impersonating a police officer to steal a car.
It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday, January 18, 2021.
Carbondale Police responded to a business in the 1900 block of South Illinois Avenue around 10 p.m., Monday, for a report of a male attempting to steal a car by impersonating a police officer.
During the course of the investigation officers arrested Lukas R. Jones, 31 of Carbondale, for impersonating a police officer and disorderly conduct.
Jones was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail.
The investigation into the incident is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.