In Jackson County, a woman faces armed robbery charges after an incident at a gas station in Murphysboro.
Police say 31-year-old Jo Lynn Gentry of Murphysboro was arrested a few hours after the attempted robbery at the AmStar on the 1500 block of Walnut Street. Gentry is accused of holding a clerk at knife point and demanding money around 10 p.m. Saturday.
However, police say the clerk threatened to subdue Gentry with a taser and she left the scene. She was arrested at her home around Midnight.