UPDATE: William Marcell Minter and Justin Sante Little, entered into guilty plea agreements in Radford City Circuit Court Friday. In exchange for guilty plea charges, they were sentenced to eight and ten years, respectively.
City of Radford Commonwealth's Attorney Chris Rehak said, "This robbery was extremely dangerous and required a fast, strategic and well coordinated response by the Radford City Police Department. Many criminals get away with masked robberies and are never identified, arrested or prosecuted. Robbers who target drug dealers are especially difficult to thwart because these crimes often go unreported. Violent criminals will be caught, incarcerated and appropriately punished with long prison terms."
Additionally, there are still individuals with related charges that are still pending. These include: Dakota Randall Young, Johnie Winfield Hood, and De'Lonnie Leon Leggett.
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Officials say 23-year-old Justin Sante Little, 18-year-old William Marcell Minter, 21-year-old Dakota Randall Young and 18-year-old Tyler David Naftzger have been arrested on various charges.
Police say the invasion happened around 8:30 Tuesday night at a home in the 100 block of Copper Beach Drive.
When officers arrived on the scene, two people reported that at least two men wearing bandanas over their faces came into their home demanding jewelry and other items. One man was armed with a gun, and hit one of the residents in the back of the head with the gun.
Two other men, 20-year-old Johnie Winfield Hoodage and 21-year-old De'Lonnie Leon Leggett have been arrested and charged in connection to the crime as well.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.