North East, MD — Maryland State Police arrested six men responsible for a violent home invasion on April 25, 2019 in North East, which involved the physical assault of a pregnant woman.

The victims are not being identified at this time.  During the home invasion and with two suspects armed with handguns, a male victim was held hostage, and a pregnant woman was assaulted, subsequently requiring an emergency caesarian section due to her injuries.  A seven-year-old child was also present inside of the apartment during the incident.

As a result of the investigation, the following suspects have been arrested and are currently being held on no-bond statuses:

Stephen Treymane Johnson, 36, of Abingdon, MD. Johnson was arrested on 6/20/2019 in the Abingdon area of Harford County on a warrant issued by the Circuit Court for Harford County alleging violations of probations stemming from a 2011 incident in which Johnson pled guilty to a stabbing.  Johnson has since been indicted by a Cecil County Grand Jury on over forty (40) charges including Home Invasion, Armed Robbery, multiple counts of assault, and additional violations.  Johnson is a convicted felon who had an active warrant at the time of the crime and had absconded from supervised probation in Harford County.

Jessie B Walton JR, 48, of Edgewood MD. Walton was arrested on 7/9/2019 in the Perryman area of Harford County.  Walton has since been indicted by a Cecil County Grand Jury.


Jawuan Eric Bolling, 24, of Baltimore MD. Bolling was arrested on 8/6/2019 in the Arundel Mills area of Anne Arundel County.  Bolling has been since indicted by a Cecil County Grand Jury.  Bolling is a convicted felon.


Tyqwell Latre Aquel Booker, 22, of Baltimore MD. Booker was arrested on 9/5/2019 in the Nottingham area of Baltimore County on a warrant issued by the Cecil County District Court.  Booker has been charged with Home Invasion, Armed Robbery, Assault violations, weapons violations, and additional charges.  Booker has since been indicted by a Cecil County Grand Jury.

 
Antonie Keith Rich, 23, of Edgewood MD. Rich was arrested on 9/10/2019 in the Edgewood area of Harford County on a warrant issued by the Cecil County District Court.  Rich has been charged with Home Invasion, Armed Robbery, Assault violations, weapons violations, and additional charges.  Rich was also wanted on a warrant issued by the Baltimore City District Court for failure to appear in court.    Rich has since been indicted by a Cecil County Grand Jury.


Cameron Ikil Spicer, 21, of Baltimore MD. Spicer was arrested on 9/10/2019 in the Bel Air area of Harford County on a warrant issued by the Cecil County District Court.  Spicer has been charged with Home Invasion, Armed Robbery, Assault violations, weapons violations, and additional charges.  Spicer is currently on probation.  Spicer has since been indicted by a Cecil County Grand Jury.


Troopers conducted a significant multi-jurisdictional investigation with the assistance of allied law enforcement agencies, businesses, and private citizens.   The investigation required analysis of hundreds of hours of video surveillance, the acquisition and analysis of phone and social media records, dozens of interviews, and additional law enforcement case efforts.

The investigation resulted in the recovery of evidence of the home invasion and additional evidence of long-term narcotics distribution by the suspects.  Nearly eight pounds of marijuana, with an approximate street value of $14,000, a loaded .40 caliber handgun, CDS packaging materials, electronics, and clothing worn by suspects during the home invasion were seized by law enforcement during search and seizure warrants of residences associated through the investigation with the suspects.  A number of the suspects are validated gang members.

Additional arrests are anticipated in the near future.  Troopers identified and are actively investigating links between the armed home invasion and illegal drug distribution enterprises.

Troopers assigned to the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division have led the investigation, with assistance from numerous additional MSP units including the MSP Gang Enforcement Unit, North East Barrack Uniformed Patrol, Bel Air Barrack Uniformed Patrol, MSP Drug Enforcement Division, MSP Computer Crimes Section – Digital Forensics Laboratory, MSP Forensic Sciences Division, MSP Special Tactical Assault Team Element, MSP Strike Force Group #7, the MSP Technical Assistance Unit, and the Maryland State Apprehension Team.

Troopers were assisted in this investigation by numerous law enforcement agencies including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Baltimore County Police Department, Anne Arundel County Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Pennsylvania State Police, Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Cecil County Child Advocacy Center, and the Cecil & Harford County Offices of the State’s Attorney.