Three arrested in north Fayette home invasion

Three arrested in north Fayette home invasion

Update – July 18, 1:45 p.m.: A fourth person has been arrested in the July 14 home invasion in north Fayette County.

A 16-year-old Fayetteville male juvenile was arrested on the same charges. Sheriff Barry Babb said the 16-year-old had been in the home, but had been dropped off at another location prior to the remaining three being stopped by deputies.

Original story: Three Fayetteville residents are in custody following a home invasion in north Fayette County during the early morning hours of July 14.

Facing multiple charges are 18-year-old Jaivon Bowe, 26-year-old Keaton Howson and a 15-year-old female juvenile, according to Sheriff Barry Babb. Those charges include home invasion, aggravated assault, armed robbery, false imprisonment and burglary, said Babb.

Babb said the home invasion occurred at 175 Melanie Lane, off Westbridge Road in north Fayette.

The three made forced entry through the front door of the home at approximately 4 a.m. and held a 16-year-old male at gunpoint, Babb said, adding that electronic items were stolen.

Babb said deputies were dispatched at 4:40 a.m. after receiving a call from the victim’s mother, who was asleep during the home invasion.

A deputy sbusequently spotted the vehicle used in the home invasion and conducted a felony traffic stop. The three were arrested at the scene and the stolen merchandise was recovered, Babb said.