Police: Two Charged In January Armed Home Invasion

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Harbeson- The Delaware State Police have arrested 37-year-old Robin C. Stephens of Rehoboth Beach, and 30-year-old Heather Kenny of Millsboro, in connection with a home invasion that occurred in January 2020, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said through investigative measures, Troopers identified Stephens and Kenny as suspects in the home invasion incident that occurred on January 13, 2020, at approximately 7:42 p.m., at a residence in the 22000 block of Danfield Drive, Harbeson, in which one suspect (Stephens) fired a round striking a wall inside the residence, according to Jaffe.

On March 12, 2020, a member of the Sussex governor’s Task Force (GTF) observed a vehicle traveling on Avalon Road, Georgetown, that had an equipment violation. A traffic stop was initiated and Robin Stephens and Heather Kenny were found to be passengers in the vehicle. Kenny initially provided a false name but was immediately identified. A search of the vehicle was conducted and various items of drug paraphernalia were located throughout the vehicle. Kenny was found in possession of prescription pills without a prescription, approximately 0.441 grams of heroin and drug paraphernalia. The driver of the vehicle was issued a criminal summons for possession of drug paraphernalia and released. Stephens and Kenny were taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 4 where they were charged with the following:

Robin Stephens:

Robbery First Degree
Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony
Home Invasion Burglary First Degree
Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (2 counts)
Assault Second Degree
Reckless Endanger First Degree (5 counts)
Theft (Felony)
Conspiracy Second Degree
Reckless Endangering Second Degree
Criminal Mischief
Stephens was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $184000.00 secured bond.

Heather Kenny:

Robbery First Degree
Home Invasion Burglary First Degree
Conspiracy Second Degree
Possession With Intent To Deliver a Controlled Substance
Possession of any Prescription Drug not a Controlled Substance Without a Prescription
Criminal Impersonation
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts)
Kenny was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $21000.00 secured bond.

The investigation continues to remain active for the third suspect involved in this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Troop 4, Major Crimes Unit, Detective C. Simpson at (302) 856-5850.

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