UPDATE: Suspect in custody

Published: Nov. 30, 2019 at 5:17 PM EST
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

Sunday morning Robert Briggs, who was wanted by Ionia County Sheriff's Office for an armed home invasion, was located by the Eaton County Sheriff's Office.

Eaton County took Briggs into custody and officials say the arrest was made without incident.

He has been turned over to Ionia County authorities and is awaiting his arraignment.

Ionia County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 call about a burglary in progress at a home Saturday morning in Sebewar Township of Ionia County.

Investigators at the scene were able to identify the suspect as Robert John Briggs, 52 from Charlotte, MI.

Briggs was believed to be armed.

According to the Sherrif's Office, the homeowners called 911 to report a stranger in their home, and that the homeowner had armed himself with a pistol and confronted the man.

The suspect attacked the homeowner resulting in shots being fired. No one was hurt.

The suspect was able to wrestle the pistol away from the homeowner and robbed him.

Using the homeowners car keys the suspect fled in the homeowners dark grey 2014 GMC Sierra Pickup, with the Michigan Plate 8GPT8.

Latest News

Latest News