CARBONDALE – Five individuals are facing multiple charges after Carbondale Police responded to an armed robbery around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of East Main.
According to Carbondale Police, 29-year-old Dakota Miskelley of Marion, 27-year-old Brent Odum 27 of Marion, 25-year-old Tommi Burnett-Miner of Carbondale, 30-year-old Nichole Swann of Marion, and 24-year-old Alexis Wagner of Herrin were arrested following the incident.
Police said the victim reported being battered with a firearm and robbed. The suspects fled the scene in a blue SUV, which officers quickly located and subsequently arrested all five occupants in the 400 block of South Wall Street.
An investigation revealed the suspects and victim are all acquaintances.
Miskelley was charged with armed robbery and a Pope County warrant. Swann was charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery and a Franklin County warrant. Odum was charged with armed robbery and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Wagner was charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery and possession of methamphetamine. Burnett-Miner was charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery. All five arrestees were lodged in the Jackson County Jail.
Anyone with further information about the incident is encouraged to contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 549-COPS. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.