Five Arrested In Connection With String Of Robberies

In Jackson County, five people are in custody for robberies that occurred over the last few weeks.

Two male juveniles, a 17-year-old and a 15-year-old, were arrested Friday. The 17-year-old is accused of playing a role in the armed robbery of Casey’s General Store’s in Murphysboro and Elkville.

The 15-year-old was arrested in connection with armed robberies of a Huck's in Murphysboro and a Casey’s in Zeigler earlier this month.

Three others: Marlon Santon, Drake Smith and another 17-year-old were arrested last week. Police say its possible the group of five worked together on the robberies.

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Locations : ElkvilleJackson County
People : Drake SmithMarlon Santon
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