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Carbondale Man Arrested for Burglary, Threatening Public Official

Larry J. Harvey (Photo: Carbondale Police)

CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man is facing charges after Carbondale Police responded to a business in the 800 block of East Grand Avenue for a robbery in progress just before 5 Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, officers learned the suspect, identified as 43-year-old Larry J. Harvey, received cash and fled from the store on foot heading east.

Officers quickly arrived in the area and located Harvey as he was attempting to evade the officers in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane. Officers arrested Harvey without incident.

During the arrest processing, Harvey threatened harm to arresting officers and their families.

Officers charged Harvey with Burglary and Threatening a Public Official. Harvey was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.

Carbondale Police say the investigation is active and ongoing.