Suspect in masked armed robberies gets court date

Arthur Eckles, Jr.

Arthur Eckles, Jr. one of the suspects in a string of armed robberies in Carbondale and Herrin has officially charged for his role in the crime spree.

Eckles has been indicted on one count each of aggravated robbery and armed robbery.

In those robberies Eckles, and his partner, who is still at large, wore Halloween masks to conceal their identity.

Eckles will have his day in court…On Halloween.