Delaware

Four arrested in connection to Kent Co. home invasion

CAMDEN, Del. - Four men are facing multiple charges, after police say they are responsible for a home invasion, in Kent County.

Delaware State Police say on Wednesday, around 2:45 AM,  they responded to the area of Moose Lodge Road after receiving a call about a home invasion involving four suspects, west of Camden-Wyoming.

Once on scene, troopers learned that one of the suspects forced entry into the home and struggled with the elderly victim. According to the report, the victim was able to get their gun and fire a round during the struggle which hit the door. Police say that the suspects then took the victims's gun and fled from the home.

Shortly after the 911 call, DSP says they noticed a suspicious vehicle on Moose Lodge Road and pulled over the vehicle. During the traffic stop, troopers report that they found evidence linking the four occupants of the vehicle to the home invasion.

According to authorities, the four suspects were detained until additional units arrived to the scene and were later arrested. The victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital and treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Officials identified the four suspects as 26-year-old Tyson Beckett, of Frederica, 29-year-old Joshua Walker, of Georgetown, 25-year-old Brandon Satchell, of Millsboro, and 18-year-old Anthony Long, of Millsboro.

Beckett, Walker, Satchell, and Long were then transported to Troop 3 and charged with assault first degree, home invasion, theft of a firearm, conspiracy second degree, reckless endangering first degree, possession of a firearm during a felony, and possession of a firearm by person prohibited.

Officials say the Beckett, Walker, and Satchell were each turned over to the James T  Vaughn Correctional Center on a $191,250 cash bond. Long was turned over to the James T Vaughn Correctional Center on a $211,250 cash bond.


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