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Home Invasion Suspect Could be in Phoenixville

Police say three suspects targeted their victims.

UPDATE: Dante Bruce Alston turned himself in Wednesday morning.

Tredyffrin Police are searching for a dangerous fugitive who police say took part in a home invasion in Paoli. Two other suspects in the case have already been captured and arrested.

Police say Dante Bruce Alston, 32, is known to frequent Phoenixville.

Editor's Note: Tredyffrin Police provided the following information to the media. All suspects are considered not guilty until proved oterwise.

On Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at approx. 1230 hrs., Tredyffrin Twp. Police Department detectives, following up on a lead, identified and arrested the following subjects for a home invasion robbery:  Craig “Hubby” Brown, 33 years of age, of the 100 block of West Central Ave., Paoli, and Kenneth Owen Durrell, Jr., 30 years of age of the 900 block of Fairview Avenue, Wayne, PA.  A third subject, one-Dante Bruce Alston, 31 years of age of the 100 block of West Central Avenue remains at large.

Tredyffrin Twp. Police received information that three black males had forcibly entered an apartment located on Minor Avenue in the Paoli area of Tredyffrin Twp., during the early morning hours of Sunday, January 13th, 2013. The motive for the crime was robbery and an amount of US currency along with other items was taken.

The two above named subjects were arraigned before Magisterial District Judge James DeAngelo of District Court 15-3-01.  Brown and Durrell, Jr. were remanded to the Chester County Prison after failing to post $ 100,000 cash bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled  before Magisterial District Judge Analisa Sondergaard at the Chesterbrook District Court 15-4-01 on Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 9 AM.

The Tredyffrin Twp. Police Department is asking for help in locating Dante Alston. He is a black male, 31 years of age, 5ft9 inches tall, and 180 lbs. He is known to frequent the Phoenixville and West Chester areas. If anyone is aware of his location, please do not approach him and contact your local police immediately.

LP-SC January 24, 2013 at 02:21 PM
Home invasion news in the category "Elections"? Well, maybe not as far off as I think.

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