Man and Woman Arraigned on Charges Related to Home Invasion, Second Man Arrested
Sommer Cruz and Jonathan Harris, both of Jackson, were arraigned Thursday morning in Jackson City Court on charges of aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery in connection with a Wednesday morning home invasion. Cruz has been released from jail on $30,000 bond, while Harris remains in custody at the Madison County Jail on $30,000 bond.
Their next court appearance is Dec. 13 in Jackson City Court.
Police arrested a second man around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in connection with the home invasion. Police had been searching for and spotted Reginald McGowan, of Jackson, in the area of North Highland Avenue and Campbell Street. He ran from officers and was arrested in a ditch near the area of North Highland and Prospect Street. McGowan, 36, is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at 8 a.m. in Jackson City Court on charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery and evading arrest.
Police were called about the home invasion around 2 a.m. Wednesday.
The investigation has indicated that McGowan, 36, and Harris, 24, were masked when they entered a trailer on the 80 block of Century Street in Rolling Acres Mobile Estates. They robbed the occupants at gunpoint and fled the scene. Police arrested Harris in a nearby wood line and Cruz, 34, who was sitting in an SUV. Officers recovered a mask and two shotguns, one of which was sawed-off, at the scene.
The investigation revealed that Cruz had brought Harris and McGowan to Rolling Acres and was the apparent getaway driver.
The investigation is ongoing.
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