SAVANNAH, GA (August 30, 2013): Metro Robbery detectives quickly identified and located suspects in the robbery and imprisonment of five college students Thursday morning.
Three Savannah men, Antwon Dashawn Housey, 21, of the 2200 block of North Fernwood Drive, and Adam Brantley, 29, and Corey Baker, 18, both of the 2100 block of East 43rd Street, have been arrested and charged with armed robbery and kidnapping.
Islands Precinct patrol officers had responded to the 2300 block of LaRoche Avenue about 3:59 a.m. when they found the five victims who had escaped from a moving van in which they had been locked.
Four of the victims were helping the fifth move when three males approached on foot, forced them to the ground at gunpoint and taking their personal items. They also made the resident walk them through the residence, taking other items along the way.
The gunmen then forced all the victims into the moving truck and locked it. They were able to escape through the top of the truck and called police.
The ensuing investigation by the SCMPD Robbery Unit detectives identified the suspects and led to their arrests BY Islands Precinct officers. Most of the items taken in the robbery were recovered. No injuries were reported.