Three Pensacola men are in custody, and while Santa Rosa County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a fourth man following an armed invasion of a Birmingham Drive home in Navarre July 13.
Joshua Anthony Gerard, 17, of the 1100 Block of E. Lee St. in Pensacola, was arrested on charges of home invasion with a firearm, a first-degree felony.
Also arrested was Armani Dante Costen, 17, of the 6400 Block of Belview Pines Drive in Pensacola, on charges of battery – a first-degree misdemeanor, and home invasion with a firearm – a first-degree felony.
Shermonne Jones, 17, of the 10100 Block of Chemstrand Road in Pensacola, was later apprehended by the U.S. Marshals North Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force on July 19. Jones was also charged with home invasion with a firearm – a first-degree felony.
Missing is De’Ontrez Tilman, 18, of the 100 Block of Pensacola. Tilman is wanted on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony and home invasion robbery with a firearm.
Deputies believe Tilman is the suspect who fired the handgun during the home invasion.
Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies were called to 3109 Birmingham Drive at 4:45 on July 13, for a reported home invasion.
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