Suspects involved in 6 home robberies captured
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 17:57:25 GMT —
Monroe County authorities have announced the capture and arrest of suspects involved in a string on home invasions in southeast Michigan.
On Wednesday morning, police received a report of an in progress home invasion on Todd Road in Ida Township. While sheriff's deputies and detectives were processing the crime scene, a second home invasion, approximately one mile away, was reported by the home owner on Secor Road.
During the investigation, detectives learned of a suspicious vehicle that was reported in the area during the time frame of the home invasions. Investigators continued to follow up on this lead.
A few hours later that afternoon, a homeowner on W. Temperance Road called police while suspects were breaking into the house.
Investigators responded to the address and secured the residence. At this time detectives were canvassing the area for the suspicious suspect vehicle.
Detectives quickly identified the vehicle and stopped the three suspects. Stolen property was located on the suspects and in the vehicle, taken from one of the earlier home invasions. The suspects were transported to the Bedford Substation for interviews.
Stolen items included two firearms, jewelry, electronics and money. At this time, these suspects are responsible for at least six home invasions reported on Wednesday.
The suspects are from the following areas, male, age 29, from Temperance Michigan. Male, age 23, from Toledo Ohio. Male age 19, from Toledo Ohio.
The names were not released, but police said they were all males age 19, 23 and 29. All three are being held at the Monroe County Jail awaiting arraignment on the following charges: home invasion 1st degree, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm in commission of a felony, safe breaking and larceny of a firearm.