Juvenile Arrested & Charged for Weapons, Driving Without License

Juvenile Arrested & Charged for Weapons, Driving Without License

CARBONDALE – A 16-year-old male juvenile was arrested and charged for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Operation of a Motor Vehicle with No Valid Driver’s License following a traffic stop by Carbondale Police for a traffic violation in the 300 block of East Walnut Street early Saturday morning.

Police said with the assistance of the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office, detectives obtained a search warrant for a home frequented by the juvenile. Detectives collected additional evidence from the home.  

The juvenile was taken to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center in Benton on the charges.