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Carbondale Man Jailed for Residential Burglary

CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man is facing a residential burglary charge after Carbondale Police responded to a report of a residential burglary in progress in the 800 block of West Walnut Street Friday morning.

When officers arrived they found damage to the front door and discovered someone inside of the house. The suspect attempted to flee out the back door, but was quickly arrested by police.

The suspect was identified as 52-year-old Robert Lee Blair of Carbondale. Blair was charged with the offense and lodged at the Jackson County Jail.