Jay Richards

UPDATE: Savannah-Metropolitan Police Department Robbery detectives have arrested a man wanted in connection with last week’s home invasion in the 2200 block of Bonaventure Road.

Detectives arrested Jay Richards, 27, on June 7, and charged him with burglary.

“Since the home invasion occurred on June 3, 2016, a very active investigation has occurred and it continued through the weekend. Unfortunately our detectives have a large case load and are simultaneously investigating additional priority violent crimes.  We are reviewing our actions in this case and IF mistakes have been made we will correct them,” said Chief of Police Joseph H. Lumpkin.


SAVANNAH, GA (June 2, 2016) — Police are asking the public’s help identifying these suspects who are linked to home invasion that occurred on June 3, at approximately 5 a.m. in the 2200 block of Bonaventure Road.

Islands Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting at the residence and Suspectsfound the victim suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Anyone with any information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line. The tip line is open directly to investigators by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.