Four charged with Oct. 9 home invasion
|Date:||October 23, 2012|
On Thursday, Oct. 18, Middletown Police concluded their investigation of a home invasion robbery, that occurred on Oct. 9, with the arrest of three juveniles and one adult. The adult, Tyree Robinson, 19, of Ibiza Court, Townsend, was taken into custody without incident at his residence Friday morning. The juveniles included two 16-year-olds and one 17-year-old, all of Middletown.
The defendants were wearing disguises at the time of the incident and a shotgun was displayed. Middletown investigators were able to identify the defendants based upon their physical characteristics and utilizing other investigative techniques.
Several search warrants were executed during the investigation, and several pieces of key evidence linking the suspects to the incident were recovered. None of the stolen property has been located at this time.
Each defendant was charged with the following crimes:
Robbery first degree. Display Deadly Weapon (3 Counts)
Attempted Robbery first degree. Display Deadly Weapon
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
Home Invasion with Intent to Commit a Violent Felony.
Aggravated Menacing (4 Counts)
Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony
Conspiracy second Degree
Assault third degree
Each defendant was arraigned and issued a cash only bail in the amount of $164,000.
Robinson was committed to the Howard Young Correctional Facility, while the three juveniles were committed to the New Castle County Detention Facility.