Couple Terrorized During Home Invasion

By: Hannah Saunders Email
By: Hannah Saunders Email

"This is brazen thugery. They went there to rob somebody and terrorize them, and they did exactly that," said Ingham County Sheriff Gene Wriggelsworth.

He's talking about what happened to 52-year old Rocky Antekeier and his girlfriend. Three gunmen broke into their Delhi Township home around 4:30 a.m. Monday morning. That's where they tied them up, threatened them at gunpoint, shot off a warning bullet into the wall, and then stabbed Antekeier in the shoulder.

The three didn't stay long, and when they made their escape, they left a trail of evidence in the yard with items they were trying to steal, including a marijuana plant.

Antekeier runs Rocky's Roadhouse and the Helping Hands marijuana dispensary in South Lansing. That's where Sheriff Wriggelsworth believes the three suspects met Antekeier, who were probably his customers.

Investigators say it appears Antekeier was not breaking any laws with what he was growing as a caregiver. However, the Sheriff says keeping the plants at home wasn't a good decision: "In this case, it just came back to bite them."

Now he's lost jewelry, hundreds of dollars, and several expensive marijuana trees he may never get back, even with Wriggelsworth saying they are tight on the suspects' trail: "Whether we get them today or not, I don't know, but we know who they are, and eventually I think they will be apprehended."

Though he's confident with the leads he has so far, he will still be releasing sketches of the suspects in the next couple days.


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  • by Beth Location: Holt on Jul 31, 2012 at 08:12 AM
    His girlfriend is a drug user too. She tries to manipulate other peoples kids into doing things for her and turn them against their own family. My son and his friends would get booze and weed from her all of the time. I called the police several times on the whole situation but nothing was ever done. Looks like the couples clientele is catching up with them. What goes around comes around. You associate yourself with bad people, eventually something is going to happen.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 31, 2012 at 03:40 AM
    Why would the cops want to investigate? They are doing their job by stopping a 'legal' drug dealer from working at least for a few weeks.
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      by Mark on Aug 2, 2012 at 03:08 PM in reply to
      You would have made a good Nazi. I am quite serious. The PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, by ballot-majority, enacted "Law", which (partially) repeals "Prohibition", and permits the use of Cannabis for proper, medical use, and those who, conditionally, assist them. Even though YOU are a fool, if somebody broke-into your residence, committed Felonious Assault against you, I would demand that the Police & Sheriff DO THEIR JOBS, and try to apprehend, then prosecute the criminals. Marijuana is a very helpful, medicinal plant. The truth of the matter is that "Drug" PROHIBITION is un-Consitiutional. There is no legally-valid reason that "We, the People" should be denied the right to MEDICATE OURSELVES. This is supposed to be a "Free Country". I challenge you to state ONE, legally-valid REASON that US Citizens are prohibited from medicating themselves. (Legally-valid includes "non-arbitrary".) Most people, like you, are so brain-washed that you can't even think for yourselves anymore, and even believe your own lies. As stated, you would have made a good Nazi... "Just following orders." ... - Mark T, Lansing
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        by Derrick on Aug 3, 2012 at 06:13 AM in reply to Mark
        Mark, you are right. Let's give people the decision on how to medicate themselves. The people always make could choice on the use of narcotics. I am sure if valium or any other pill drug was on the open mark for people to "self medicate" they again would use that wisely and only those truely sick would use it. Mark the whole bill was a scam. Either legilize it or not. I personally don't use it either. I have seen the affects of people smoking this stuff long term, wow.
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        by RT on Aug 3, 2012 at 06:24 AM in reply to Mark
        Disagreeing with someone who posts on this site is one thing, but calling people nazis is way out of line. More than insulting anyone you embarrass yourself.
  • by Kris Location: Lansing on Jul 30, 2012 at 07:18 PM
    What is wrong with people ????? Luckily, they know who they are........idiots.........
  • by David Location: lansing on Jul 30, 2012 at 05:39 PM
    Famous Holt Coke dealer robbed,Cops clueless HA HA HA HA. That guy was dealing coke when I was going to school in Holt and from what I hear he still is.
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      by Mike on Jul 31, 2012 at 05:22 AM in reply to David
      You are a jealous hater. You don't know he is selling coke. You just want to act like you know. Met a lot of people like you in my life. All of them loser wannabes.
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