Pair arrested after robbery

Staff report

SIDNEY — A man and woman are in the Shelby County Jail charged in connection with two robberies in Sidney.

Scott W. Carson, 39, 11744 Fair Road, and Jill Elliott, 30, 5435 Short Road, Houston, were arrested Saturday night on Interstate 75 by a Tipp City Police officer, with help from Troy Police and Miami County Sheriff’s officers. Police stopped their vehicle after it was identified as being at the scene of a robbery in Sidney. Officers later released the suspects to Sidney Police.

Earlier in that evening, Carson allegedly stole $200 cash from the Marathon gas station, 2190 Fair Road, and also robbed the Main Stop Drive Thru, 438 N. Main Ave., according to a police report.

Carson was charged with aggravated robbery. Police also arrested Carson on a grand jury indictment for drug trafficking. Elliott was arrested on a charge of complicity to theft.

Staff report