Sexual assault suspect turns himself in to Carbondale police | Crime
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - A man charged with sexual assault has turned himself in to the Carbondale Police Department.
On April 18, Shamar S. Scales, 21, turned himself in to police in reference to a report of sexual assault. Officers served to warrants on Scales for the incident. He was arrested and taken to the Jackson County Jail.
According to police, on April 6, they responded to the 400 block of West Oak in reference to a report of a sexual assault. Officers say they learned the victim has been sexually assaulted by an aquaintance.
On April 12, they responded to the 900 block of East Park and learned a second victim has been sexually assualted by an acquaintance, who was determined to be the same suspect in the first report.
Officers got arrest warrants for the suspect, identified as Scales, charging him with criminal sexual assault in each of the investigations. Bail was set at $200,000 for each warrant.
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