ZEELAND, MI – The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an 18 yr old Holland Twp man for the Home Invasion of an Occupied Dwelling.
At about 6:30am this morning a home owner called and reported a suspect in the home on Foxwood Trail in Holland Twp. The suspect was confronted by the owner and the 18 yr old male ran from the home. Sheriff’s deputies responded and attempted to locate the suspect who had fled.
After a short time a male matching the suspect description was taken into custody in the city of Zeeland. That man has been identified as the suspect in yesterday mornings crime.
Through investigation is has been learned the arrested man is also involved in at least 3 other home invasions within the last month in the general area of 112th and James St in Holland Twp. There was nothing taken nor was anyone injured in any of these incidents. These incidents have occurred between the hours of 5am and 7am. All of the homes that were entered were unlocked.
The suspect has been lodged in the Ottawa County Jail for Home Invasion and the investigation continues. His name will be released after arraignment.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Silent Observer at 1-877-88-SILENT. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the K9 Unit of the Holland Dept of Public Safety and the Zeeland Police Dept.