Arrests made in local Subway robberies

Two Decatur men along with a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the armed robberies of the Monticello and Bement Subway sandwich shops.  They are also being charged in connection with a Macon County robbery.

On 03-08-2014 at approximately 7:41 PM, two subjects entered the Monticello IL Subway from the Charter street entrance, both subjects were wearing dark colored clothing, one subject was wearing a red colored devil costume mask, the second subject was wearing a dark colored ski mask with a dark colored paint ball style mask over the ski mask. Both subjects displayed handgun’s as they entered the business and proceeded to rob the business and the two attendants on duty. The subjects exited after taking money from the attendants as well as the business.

The Piatt County Sheriff’s Office later received information, which developed a possible suspect. The suspect was positively identified as Kyle R. Anderson.

On 03-11-2014, the Piatt County Sheriff’s Office and the Macon County Sheriff’s Office teamed up together and obtained a search warrant for both Kyle’s residence and vehicle. Later that day, Kyle Anderson and his car and was located near Eldorado and 22nd St in Decatur.  Kyle was taken into custody and was with two other subjects at the time he was located. At approximately 6:00 PM, a search was executed at Kyle’s residence by the Macon County Sheriff’s Office and the Piatt County Sheriff’s office.

Based on the information and evidence previously obtained along with interviews that were conducted, three arrests were made for the three Piatt County Subway robberies and one Macon County Incident.

Anderson was arrested for the two Bement Subway robberies was . It is believed that he acted alone during those two incidents. Anderson along with Jamere S. Shannon and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested for the Monticello Subway robbery.


The 16-year-old suspect’s information is not available for release. He was arrested for Armed Robbery and is being held in Detention pending a court appearance. Anderson and Shannon are being held in the Macon County Jail on the Macon County Charges. Arrest Warrants will be issued for the Piatt County Robberies.

The personal information for Anderson and Shannon is as follows.
Kyle R. Anderson, DOB 5-23-92
2134 E. Lawrence
Decatur IL 62521
Anderson was placed under arrest for all four incidents for Armed Robbery.

Jamere S. Shannon, DOB 04-18-91
1555 W. Grand
Decatur IL

Anderson, Kyle
Shannon, Jemere


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