Dirtbag Suspects James Stephens and Christopher Sellars charged in 2 Sarasota Home Invasions With Machine Guns, But Not the "Guy".
SARASOTA, FL -- Two suspects have been charged with a pair of violent home invasions, one where they allegedly tied up a elderly woman and her son and ransacked their home. UPDATE...Tuesday, May 26, 2009, Masked Man Beats and Rapes Woman In Her Home On Siesta Key, The Attack Mimics 10 Other Sarasota-Bradenton Home Invasion Serial Attacks of Women.
According to Sarasota Police, two suspects armed with "machine guns" barged into the home of 82-year-old Marilynn Jones and her son Tony Friday night.
Officers of the Sarasota Police Department responded to 760 South Shade Ave in reference to a report of an armed home invasion robbery.
Upon their arrival it was learned that two suspects had entered the home and confronted the two victim's, Marilynn Jones & Tony Jones.
Marilynn had been sitting in the rear of the residence on the porch and her son Tony had been sleeping in his bedroom. Marilynn is an 82-year-old female that walks with the assistance of a cane.
Detectives say the suspects forced their way into their Shade Avenue home and tied up the victims with electrical cord inside their living room and proceeded to ransack the home, taking numerous items and placing them on the dining room table.
The suspects, 25-year-old Christopher Sellars and 20-year-old James Stephens, then untied Tony Jones and forced him at gunpoint to load the items into his own 1994 Ford Focus, according to Sarasota Police.
Christopher Sellars, 25, and James Stephens, 20, were arrested on charges of armed home invasion robbery, aggravated battery, grand theft auto, kidnapping and theft. The cases have not been connected to a series of 10 home invasion robberies and attacks in Sarasota and Manatee counties that detectives suspect have been committed by one man, the Sarasota Home Invader who always wears a black ski mask.
The Sarasota Home Invader is still out there, these two goons Christopher Sellars, 25, and James Stephens, 20, are copy cat home invaders, not the "Guy" that has eluded capture since mid February 2009 attacking middle aged women home alone in Sarasota and Bradenton Fl.
The attacker in the Home Invasions in Sarasota and Bradenton Fl has been described by victims as a white male, 5'10" to 6' 0" tall, about 175 to 185 lbs, 35 to 55 years old, he wears a BLACK SKI MASK and has made statements that he robs to feed a crack cocaine habit.