Longwood, Florida 08/16/2021 – On 08/15/2021 at approximately 0106 hours, Longwood Police Officers responded to 407 Valencia Court in regards to a well-being check. While en route to the residence, Longwood Officers received updated information that an armed home invasion had just occurred, a firearm was brandished during the crime, and the perpetrators fled in a Ford F150 pickup truck.
Six subjects wearing black ski masks entered the residence by breaking through the front door. At least one of the subjects was armed with a handgun and wore body armor. The occupants in the home were robbed before the suspects fled the residence.
Longwood Officers observed the fleeing F150 in the area of Ronald Reagan Boulevard and Church Avenue in Longwood. Officers conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of 1140 S. Ronald Reagan Boulevard. One subject fled on foot and officers engaged in foot pursuit with the subject who was identified as Robert Dillman. With the assistance of the S.C.S.O. aviation unit and canine team, Dillman was apprehended. The five remaining subjects in the truck were arrested at the traffic stop without incident.
Further investigation revealed some of the suspects were known to the victims.
Brad Dailey is charged with home invasion robbery without a firearm –No bond
Robert Dillman is charged with home invasion robbery without a firearm and resisting an officer without violence- No bond
Rick Feathers is charged with home invasion robbery without a firearm-No bond
Chad Grayson is charged with home invasion robbery with a firearm, armed robbery by sudden snatching, burglary with 2 counts of battery, criminal mischief, obstructing justice, and grand theft- No bond
Paul Walker is charged with home invasion robbery without a firearm – No bond
Raymond Williams is charged with home invasion robbery without a firearm- No bond.
All the subjects were transported to the John E. Polk Correctional Facility in Sanford, Florida. Case number 202130000571.
For additional information, contact: Longwood Police Department
Sgt. Derek Chenoweth
(407) 263-2356 email@example.com