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Carbondale man arrested for alcohol, drug possession

James Burzawa (Source: Carbondale Police Department) James Burzawa (Source: Carbondale Police Department)
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

A Carbondale man is behind bars, accused of possessing alcohol in public and for possession of a controlled substance.

According to police, an officer stopped 20-year-old James Burzawa just after 1 Saturday afternoon because he was walking on the sidewalk with an open container of alcohol.

During the stop, the officer learned Burzawa also had suspected cocaine on him.

He is charged with possession of a controlled substance and public possession of alcohol.

Burzama is being held in the Jackson County Jail.

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