Two arrested in Morris Township home invasion; third suspect sought

A Morristown teen has been charged with armed robbery in connection with a Feb. 2, 2017, home invasion in Morris Township’s Collinsville section.

Brian Baylor-Washington, 18, also faces aggravated theft, burglar and weapons charges.

Similar charges have been lodged against Miracle Vassell, an 18-year-old woman from Howell. A third person still is being sought.

Two persons were taken to the hospital after the incident, which occurred in mid-morning.

Here is more, from Morris Township police Capt. Mark DiCarlo.

FROM THE MORRIS TOWNSHIP POLICE:

The Morris Township Police have arrested two individuals involved in a Home Invasion that occurred on Cleveland Avenue in the Collinsville Section of town. The incident occurred at approximately 10:15 a.m. on Feb. 2, 2017.

Morris Township police logoBrian Baylor-Washington, an eighteen year old male from Morristown, NJ was charged with first degree Armed Robbery, second degree Burglary, two counts of second degree Aggravated Assault, third degree Theft, three counts of third degree Weapons Possession, and second degree Conspiracy to commit Robbery.

Miracle Vassell, an eighteen year old female from Howell, NJ was charged with first degree Armed Robbery, second degree Burglary, two counts of second degree Aggravated Assault, third degree Theft, three counts of third degree Weapons Possession, and second degree Conspiracy to commit Robbery.

Mr. Washington and Ms. Vassell have been remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a first appearance.

The investigation is still on-going and an unidentified third individual is still at large. Our police agency is still requesting the public’s assistance with information. Anyone with any type of information is encouraged to contact the Morris Township Police at 973-539-0777 or Det. Christopher Tongring directly at 973-326-7484.

Information obtained directly from an anonymous source through Morris County Crime Stoppers had a significant impact on the arrest of the individuals. Please take advantage of providing anonymous information pertaining to criminal offenses at morriscrimestoppers.org

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