3 KC men arrested after armed home-invasion robbery in Baldwin City

Law enforcement arrested three Kansas City, Mo., men on Interstate 35 Tuesday night after they allegedly committed a violent crime in Baldwin City.

An armed home-invasion robbery was reported about 7:20 p.m. in the 100 block of Santa Fe Drive, Baldwin City interim police chief Mike Pattrick said.

One person, a woman, was home at the time and reported that two males she didn’t know entered her home armed with handguns, Pattrick said. After holding her at gunpoint and looking through the house, they took undisclosed items and left. She was not physically hurt.

Police broadcast to area law enforcement a description of a suspect vehicle seen leaving the scene, Pattrick said. He said a Gardner police officer spotted a matching vehicle and, with help from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, pulled it over on I-35 in Olathe.

Baldwin City police searched the vehicle and found some of the stolen items along with weapons they believe were used in the robbery, Pattrick said.

Three men plus a juvenile in the car were arrested, he said.

According to jail records, the adults arrested were Jarnneil L.D. Davis, 27; Vertrelle L. Hooker, 20; and Marcus L. Rosebud, 23. The men, all Kansas City residents, were being held without bond on suspicion of aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated burglary and other charges.

They had not been charged as of Wednesday morning, according to Douglas County District Court records.

The Journal-World requested the men’s mugshots from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office but did not immediately receive an answer regarding their release.

More information about the juvenile who was arrested was not immediately available.

Contact Journal-World public safety reporter Sara Shepherd


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