Third suspect arrested in armed home-invasion

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By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News
February 13, 2018

Jarod Hill, Greer Atkinson and Joseph Gagel.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A third suspect has been arrested in connection to an armed home invasion robbery back in December.

21-year-old Jarod Hill was taken into custody Monday.

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, Hill set up the robbery with two other suspects. 18-year-old Greer Atkinson and 18-year-old Joseph Gagel were arrested in late December 2017.

Police say, on December 5, Atkinson was visiting the victim's apartment when she opened the front door and let in two armed, masked suspects. The suspects allegedly held the victim at gunpoint and robbed him of $500, a cellphone and marijuana.

The three suspects then fled the scene in Atkinson's vehicle.

During an interview with police, Atkinson reportedly admitted to planning the robbery because she disliked the victim and identified Hill and Gagel as the other suspects involved.

Atkinson and Gagel are each charged with one count of burglary of a dwelling with a firearm.

Hill has been charged with home invasion robbery with a weapon.


By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
December 21, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a home-invasion armed robbery.

Following an investigation, Tallahassee Police arrested 18-year-old Greer Atkinson and 18-year-old Joseph Gagel.

According to arrest documents, Atkinson allegedly planned the robbery, which happened Friday at an apartment on White Drive.

The victim told police Atkinson was visiting his apartment when she went to the door and let in two armed, masked suspects. The suspects held the victim at gunpoint and robbed him of $500 cash, his cellphone and marijuana.

The victim told police he saw Atkinson rummaging through his apartment during the robbery. Atkinson and the two masked suspects then fled the scene in Atkinson's vehicle.

The victim was able to identify Atkinson to authorities and she was brought in for a police interview.

During the interview, police say Atkinson admitted to setting up the robbery and identified the other suspects involved.

Atkinson and Gagel were arrested and charged with home-invasion robbery with a firearm. Both suspects were booked into the Leon County Detention Facility.

The third suspect named in the probable cause affidavit has not yet been arrested.



 
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