Two Georgetown Men Facing Home Invasion Charges

L-R; Sencharles, Crater

Georgetown Police have arrested 27-year-old Ryan Crater and 22-year-old Samuel Senecharles, both of Georgetown, in connection with a home invasion, according to Detective Joey Melvin.

Melvin said the incident occurred on Monday at approximately 3:09 p.m., at a residence located on Tranquility Lane in Georgetown. Upon arrival, officers contacted two victims, one of which had sustained non-life-threatening injuries to the head. The investigation revealed that three males, one armed with a handgun, entered the residence and began to assault a male victim, according to Melvin. All three suspects, wearing face coverings, then fled the residence on foot.

Through investigative measures, detectives were able to identify one of the suspects as 27-year-old Ryan Crater of Georgetown, said Melvin. On February 22, 2021, Crater was taken into custody at his residence and transported to the Georgetown Police Department, where he was charged with the following crimes:

Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
Home Invasion First Degree
Assault 2nd Degree
Aggravated Menacing
Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Offensive Touching
Crater was arraigned via videophone at Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $210,000 secured bail.

Melvin said on February 23, 2021, Detectives identified a second suspect as 22-year-old Samuel Senecharles of Georgetown. Senecharles was taken into custody at his residence and transported to the Georgetown Police Department, where he was charged with the following crimes:

Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
Home Invasion First Degree
Assault 2nd Degree
Aggravated Menacing
Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Offensive Touching
Senecharles was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $167,500 secured bond.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Georgetown Police Department attention Detective Diaz at 302-856-6613.

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