CINCINNATI - Two men were scheduled to appear in court for aggravated burglary charges after allegedly kicking in the door and holding a family at gunpoint early Friday morning, but the trial was delayed until Wednesday afternoon.
Christopher Sprinkles, 25, and Marcus Williams, 26, were scheduled to appear in court after they allegedly stole jewelry and valuables from the family's home at 3224 Seneca Street in Middletown.
Middletown police received a call at approximately 1 a.m. Friday that there had been a home invasion in the 3200 block of Seneca Street. Police said one intruder searched the residence for valuables while the other held the family captive in the living room at gunpoint.
After the invasion robbery, victim Neil Amburgey recognized Sprinkles as the cousin of his live-in girlfriend. Sprinkles was arrested minutes later as police waited for him at his home.
Sprinkles, 25, was arrested for aggravated burglary, tampering with evidence and drug abuse.
Williams was identified as the other masked man involved with the crime and was charged with aggravated burglary. Williams was the individual that held the family at gunpoint while Sprinkles searched for valuables, police said.
Investigators say a third person who received the stolen items is being sought.
Sprinkles and Williams are now scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon.
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