Police arrest 3 in home invasion, sexual assault case

(Left to right) Deshawn Duncan, Gabriel Teat, and Jehari Butler.

(Left to right) Deshawn Duncan, Gabriel Teat, and Jehari Butler.

Stephanie Markham , News Editor

Three men were arrested on various charges in connection with a home invasion and sexual assault reported on Sept. 30, according to a Charleston Police Department press release.

Jehari Butler, 18, of Richton Park, Ill., was charged with possession of stolen property.

Gabriel Teat, 18, of Chicago, was charged with obstructing justice, retail theft and possession of stolen property.

DeShawn Duncan, 20, of Park Forest, Ill., was charged with possession of stolen property.

The CPD is waiting on lab results for possible future charges in connection with the incident, according to the press release.

Two women reported that two black men entered their home on the 1500 block of First Street, displayed firearms and stole items in addition to one of the women being sexually assaulted, according to the press release.

The CPD served a search warrant on Wednesday, and subsequent investigation led to the three men’s arrests, according to the press release.

 

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