Man Charged With Aggravated Battery Of A Police Officer

Gerron Powell

Gerron Powell

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.