(CMR) Two persons have now been charged in a home invasions that occurred in June 2017 that shocked the Patrick's Island community.
The two men, ages 17 and 22 have been charged with robbery, theft, gun possession, aggravated burglary, attempted burglary and damage to property. The charges relate to three separate incidents that happened on 16 and 17 June last year, including the theft of a car, an attempted break-in and the early morning home invasion, where the victims were bound and robbed.
The 22-year-old man was initially arrested after the home invasion on on suspicion of aiding and abetting the commission of a crime.
The robbery happened at around 4:30am on 17 June. Three males, two armed with firearms and one with a hammer, entered the couple’s home, bound them up with duct tape and demanded cash and valuables.
As well as threatening their victims, they assaulted the man, though he was not badly hurt. A quantity of cash, jewelry and other valuables were stolen.
They appeared in court on Monday and are now remanded to Northward prison.