On 08-19-20 at approximately 1:46 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to an armed robbery in the 700 block of E. Main. The victim reported being battered with a firearm and robbed. The suspects fled the scene in a blue Sport Utility Vehicle. Officers quickly located the suspect vehicle and arrested all five occupants in the 400 block of South Wall Street. The arrestees are Dakota Miskelley 29 years old of Marion, Brent Odum 27 years old of Marion, Tommi Burnett-Miner 25 years old of Carbondale, Nichole Swann 30 years old of Marion, and Alexis Wagner 24 years old of Herrin. The investigation revealed that 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 incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the police department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS. The investigation into the incident is active and ongoing.
Dakota Miskelley, 29 years old of Marion
Alexis Wagner, 24 years old of Herrin
Brent Odum, 27 years old of Marion
Tommi Burnett-Miner 25 years old of Carbondale
Nichole Swann, 30 years old of Marion
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!