Friday, December 13, 2013
PORTLAND — Police arrested a New York man Monday in connection with a home invasion robbery on Sunday.
Lt. Scott Pelletier said Kaemer Wilson, 27, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was charged with armed robbery.
At 10 a.m. Sunday, police were called to 223 Cumberland Ave. for a report of two masked men forcing their way into an apartment, threatening the occupants with a gun and stealing electronics and cash. A witness described the getaway car as a gray two-door vehicle.
Police stopped a gray 2002 two-door Acura in front of McDonald's on St. John Street at 12:30 a.m. Monday with two New York men in it. Police said they found a loaded .45-caliber pistol in the glove box.
After the car's owner, Fitzgerald Carryl, 30, of Brooklyn, was handcuffed, he tried to grab Officer Sean Hurley's gun, police said. As the two struggled, Sgt. Tim Ferris used a Taser on Carryl and subdued him.
Carryl was charged with aggravated reckless conduct, possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying a concealed weapon and assault on an officer.
His passenger, Wilson, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a firearm by a felon.
In another home invasion robbery Sunday, a woman told police that she was standing outside 218 Park Ave. at 5 a.m. when two masked men threatened her with a handgun before hitting her on the head with it, police said.
The men forced the woman into the apartment building, where they kicked in a door and stole electronics from the people inside, police said.
The woman was treated at Maine Medical Center for injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.