Charges possible in Lake Station home invasion

2013-12-23T17:45:00Z 2013-12-23T22:36:05Z Charges possible in Lake Station home invasionTimes Staff
December 23, 2013 5:45 pm  • 

LAKE STATION | Two people are being held in connection with an armed home invasion early Sunday in Lake Station.

About 5:30 a.m. Sunday, a person forced entry into a home in the 2600 block of Clay Street, police said.

Residents told police they heard the person rummaging through their belongings.

A man pointed a shotgun at the residents, threatened to kill them and demanded drugs when the residents approached him, police said.

Another resident heard the yelling, grabbed a knife and confronted the man, who then fled the area in a vehicle, police said.

Lake Station police Detective Glen Gulley identified a suspect after interviewing the residents, police said.

The suspect's vehicle was located about 12:30 p.m. in the Mansard du Lac mobile home community near 10th Avenue and Old Hobart Road in Lake Station.

Officers also located the suspect and a second subject in one of the mobile homes, police said.

Both people are being held at the Lake Station Police Department pending further investigation, police said.

Police expect to present the case to the Lake County prosecutor's office.

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