Police Charge Durrence As Driver Of Get-Away Vehicle In Home Invasion At Laurel Cove Subdivision

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Kevin Durrence
Kevin Durrence

Police have charged Kevin Durrence as the driver of the get-away vehicle in a home invasion in the Laurel Cove subdivision of Hixson.

Durrence, 27, of 1175 Pineville Road, was charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary.

In the incident last Friday, the homeowner at a residence on Summerwood Trail  said an unknown white male wearing all black entered his home through an unlocked front door.

He said the man held him at gunpoint with a semi-automatic pistol.

The robber proceeded to steal a gun range bag containing two rifles and two pistols. One of the pistols was a 45 caliber.

The victim said as the man left he gave chase and spotted a gray VW Jetta leaving his residence. He said he got a look at the driver. He was described as a white male with light skin tone and a thin black beard.

Police said Durrence matched that description. The victim picked him out of a photo lineup.

Police said nearby video showed two men in the VW Jetta as it entered the subdivision.

A search of the trunk of the vehicle turned up some 45 ammunition. Durrence said it was not his.

He said his friend, Landon Roberts, was driving his vehicle earlier that morning.



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