Friday, May 11, 2012

Home Invasion Robbery Investigated

On 5-10-12 at 2330 hours the Levy County Sheriff's Office responded to 10331 NE 86 Street in Bronson to a reported Home Invasion Robbery. A husband and wife reported to Deputies that they were home alone in their bedroom when two men known to them, entered their home uninvited. Patrick Shawn McLaughlin 9/13/66 and Aaron Michael Miller 8/23/80 came to collect on money McLaughlin claimed he was owed by the wife. The husband told Deputies he attempted to get out of bed to retrieve his wallet and was pushed down by McLaughlin. A fight between the husband and McLaughlin started and was broken up by the wife who was demanding they leave or she would call the Police. McLaughlin grabbed the wife by the neck and took both cell phones she was holding. During this exchange between McLaughlin and the husband and wife, Aaron Michael Miller took the wallet from the husband and exited the home, jumping into the get away vehicle. McLaughlin exited the home as well and both men fled the scene.

Dep. Matt King located Aaron Michael Miller a short time later at 25 Forest Lane in Bronson and arrested him. Miller was booked into the Levy County Jail charged with Home Invasion Robbery and depriving a victim of 911. McLaughlin had fled the area and currently being sought by Levy County authorities.

Lt. Scott Tummond
Criminal Investigations Division
Levy County Sheriff's Office
(352) 486-5111