EDEN, MD. (Oct. 12, 2014) —Wicomico Sheriff’s Deputies and Maryland State Police arrested three men on Oct. 8th and charged them with the home invasion and pistol whipping of an old man last week. The armed invasion and robbery took place around the corner from the ringleader’s home.
Davonete Rodney Beckette, 19, of 26134 Walnut Tree Road in Eden Md. was charged with 19 counts including property destruction, assault, armed robbery, theft, robbery, possession of a handgun and other charges. Beckette doesn’t have any other crimes on his record as an adult and any such criminal record he amassed as a juvenile is sealed.
On Monday, October 6, 2014 the Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack responded to
the 4000 block of S. Upper Ferry Rd., Eden, Wicomico County, MD for a reported burglary.
Initial responding units were notified three young, African American, males entered the residence, brandished pistols, and demanded money, and car keys from the elderly occupants of the home who were asleep in their bed. One of the suspects then struck the male victim in the head with a pistol causing injury. The victim has been treated and released from Peninsula Regional Medical Center.
The suspects then fled the residence prior to police arrival. Troopers from the Maryland State
Police Salisbury Barrack and Deputies from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene
and began a search of the area. Police K-9 from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office was utilized
in the search.
The Wicomico Bureau of Investigation was contacted and responded to the scene along with the
Maryland State Police Crime Lab.
No arrest have been made in this investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation at
Phone: 410-548-4898Email: WBI.WICOMICOCOUNTY@MARYLAND.GOV
Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776.