CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man is facing charges after Carbondale Police responded to the 500 block of East Main Street late Sunday night about a man in a vehicle armed with a handgun and threatening people.
According to Carbondale Police, officers located the vehicle and the driver, later identified as 34-year-old Loren J. Randol of Carbondale, fled driving the wrong way on East Main Street and through the parking lot of a business. Officers stopped the vehicle in the 200 block of North Wall Street and arrested Randol without incident.
Officers found a firearm inside the vehicle and learned Randol was wanted on a Failure to Appear Warrant for Retail Theft out of Jackson County.
Randol was arrested for Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Peace Officer, Driving While License Suspended and the Jackson County Warrant for Failure to appear for Retail Theft.
He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.