benjamin weeks Carbondale’s crime rate is stable, despite ‘spate of serious crime’ By Wyatt Orme • May 16, 2017 Carbondale police chief Gene Schilling acknowledged the town has seen a “spat of serious crime” over the past few years. There was a homicide and several armed robberies. RTW: Benjamin Weeks to be extradited to Nevada By Wyatt Orme • May 4, 2017 In mid-February, two men allegedly robbed the Cowen Convenience store in Carbondale at gunpoint. They were arrested days later and have been in Garfield County Jail since. Carbondale armed-robbery suspects taken into custody By Wyatt Orme • Feb 21, 2017 The two men who are suspected of robbing a convenience store at gunpoint last week in Carbondale have safely been taken into custody.