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Marion Couple Charged in Friday Morning Incident in Carbondale

Bryonne L. Williams (Photo: Carbondale Police)

Chad D. Smith (Photo: Carbondale Police)

CARBONDALE – Two Marion residents are facing gun-related charges after Carbondale Police conducted safety surveillance in the 100 block of North Washington Street due to a crowd of people congregating just after 2 Friday morning.

According to Carbondale Police, officers saw a person involved in a conflict armed with a handgun. The suspect left the area in a vehicle and responding officers immediately stopped the vehicle.

Officers arrested 32-year-old Chad D. Smith of Marion for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon by a Felon and Forgery after officers found counterfeit currency in his possession.

Officers also arrested 26-year-old Bryonne L. Williams of Marion for Unlawful Sale/Delivery of a Firearm to a Felon.  

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.  

Carbondale Police continue to investigate.