Captain Angela Smith

August 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

On Monday, August 28, 2016 at approximately 4:16 a.m., Brunswick Police Department officers responded to a residence in the 400 block of Fifth Avenue in reference to a home invasion. The victim, Victor Stanley, was inside of his residence sleeping when he discovered the suspect inside of the residence. The suspect pointed a gun at the victim fleeing the residence with the victim’s cell phone. Responding officers observed a black male fleeing the scene fitting the description given by the victim. K9 Bob and his handler, Ofc. Partridge, also responded and begin tracking the suspect. K9 Bob tracked the suspect to the 300 block of Wolfe Street. The suspect, later identified as Dequan Jackson, 19, of Brunswick, was apprehended by officers in the front yard of a residence. Jackson was charged with home invasion, armed robbery and aggravated assault. Police were able to locate a semi-automatic handgun near the area in which Jackson was discovered.  Anyone with additional information should contact Detective Erik Hartshorn at (912)279-2640.