SURVEILLANCE: Kettering home invasion suspects charged

KETTERING — UPDATE @ 4:17 p.m. (April 24):

Two men arrested on suspicion of a home invasion in Kettering have been charged.

Kendal Trullinger and Gage Smith are each charged with aggravated robbery, robbery and aggravated burglary, according to records.

Trullinger remained in jail Tuesday afternoon, however Smith was no longer in custody.

Both men are scheduled to be back in court on April 27.

UPDATE @ 2:57 p.m. (April 18):

Surveillance video obtained by this news organization, and verified by police shows, the two men who are accused of a home invasion on Fairacres Drive before and after the alleged incident.

UPDATE @ 12:13 p.m. (April 18):

Kettering police have identified the two men arrested for their suspected role in a home invasion on Fairacres Drive Tuesday morning.

Kendel Ray Trullinger, 20, and Gage Smith, 18, were both arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary, according to a Kettering police report.

Formal charges in the case have not yet been filed, according to court records.

UPDATE @ 8:25 a.m. (April 18): 

Arrests have been made in connection to a home invasion robbery in Kettering Tuesday morning, according to a police spokesperson.

The identities of those arrested were not immediately available.

FIRST REPORT (April 17):

Two men held the occupant of a Kettering home at gunpoint during a home invasion robbery Tuesday morning, according to police.

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Officers responded to the home in the 900 block of Fairacres Drive in Kettering around 10 a.m. after a caller reported the robbery occurred about an hour before.

The victim said two men climbed into the house through a window, pointed a gun at the victim who was in a bedroom at the time of the robbery, according to initial details from Kettering police.

Both men began to steal items from the victim before fleeing the area, according to police and initial reports.

Police said they have suspect descriptions, but they were not immediately available to be released.

It was not known if anyone inside the home was injured.

We’ll update this page as new details become available.

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