advertisement

Man arrested for home invasion robbery, damaging vehicle

Monday, April 29, 2013 | 1:24 p.m. CDT; updated 1:51 p.m. CDT, Monday, April 29, 2013

COLUMBIA —Three men broke into a residence on the 1600 block of Hanover Boulevard early Sunday morning, according to a release from the Columbia Police Department.

Officers were dispatched at 1:37 a.m. The investigation revealed that three men armed with handguns forced open the front door of the apartment. Wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks, the suspects stole property and ransacked the apartment. The victim was not injured during the incident. The suspects ran away.

At 4:03 a.m. Sunday, an officer pulled up to a disturbance at 3406 Rangeline St. The officer spoke to a woman and found that a man had damaged her vehicle.

The officer arrested a man, and during a search discovered a debit card with the name of the victim from the home invasion robbery on Hanover.

Tre Cooper was arrested on suspicion of second-degree property damage, first-degree robbery, and armed criminal action.

Cooper had a $500 bond set for second-degree property damage. No bail had been set for the first-degree robbery and armed criminal action charges as of Monday morning.

Police said the investigation was ongoing.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements