CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Police say a Carbondale man faces a number of charges after running during a traffic stop.
On May 23, Carbondale officers were in the area of the 700 block of East Grand Avenue conducting routine patrols, when an officer tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.
The driver of the vehicle at first failed to stop before dumping the vehicle and fleeing on foot. After a short foot pursuit, officers caught the driver, Anthony E. Snooks.
Snooks, of East Birch Street in Carbondale, was charged with a number of traffic violations and fleeing to elude a peace officer, no valid driver's license, resisting a peace officer, possession of cannabis and possession of a stolen vehicle.
Snooks was booked into the Jackson County Jail.