October 4, 2010

38-year-old arrested for home invasion on 20th Street

A 38-year-old man was arrested Sunday for a home invasion in the 3600 block of 20th street, according to police. 

Demetrius Johnson was arrested on charges of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, strangulation, robbery, burglary, false imprisonment, and substantial battery.
Here's a police press release on the incident:
On October 3rd, 2010 Demetrius Jackson was arrested for this incident. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office is expected to issue formal charges later today.
On Friday October 1st, 2010 at about 9:04 A.M. the Racine Police Department responded to the 3600 blk. 20th St. for a home invasion. Officers learned a suspect had entered the home and assaulted a 61 year old female. The victim was transported to Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints and treated for her injuries.
The Racine Police Department had responded to a suspicious vehicle and person in the 3600 blk. of 20th St. at 8:43 A.M., just prior to the reported home invasion. Officers located the suspicious vehicle parked and unoccupied. The suspicious person could not be located. The suspicious vehicle was no longer parked in the area when the officers returned for the reported home invasion at 9:04 AM.
Racine Police investigators have developed a person of interest for this home invasion. The 38 year old person of interest was located at his home and transported to the Racine Police Department. A search warrant was subsequently executed at his home. This person of interest is currently in custody for a Probation hold and is at the Racine County Jail.
Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that you may have about this crime. You are urged to call the Racine Police Department at 262-635-7700 and ask for Investigations or Crimestoppers at 262-636-9330, or by texting to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing. No further information will be released at this time. 

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