Carbondale, Ill. – A man from Carbondale will appear in court next month on charges of aggravated battery against a police officer.
51-year-old Gerron Powell was taken into custody Friday morning. Carbondale Police accuse Powell of fleeing police who were looking for Powell on a warrant.
No details about the alleged battery were given, but police say Powell was also in possession of a controlled substance.
A preliminary hearing is set for September 2.