Duo charged with 14 break-ins

September 25, 2015

Vincent Ponder

Vincent Ponder

By Pat Maurer
Correspondent

A 17-year-old Lake man and a 25-year-old Lake man are each facing seven felony counts after an investigation into 14 break-ins reported in Lincoln Township.
Robert Frayer, Jr., of and Vincent Ponder, both of Lake, were arrested after deputies investigated the series of robberies.

Deputies were first called to a residence in the 300 block of Silver Lake Drive, and while investigating that break-in, discovered that 13 other homes in the area had also been broken into. Their investigation led to the discovery of stolen property in a shed. The owner of the property told officers who had been using the shed, and deputies contacted the two men.

They were arrested Sunday, September 20, and lodged in the Clare County Jail. Deputies were able to recover a large amount of the stolen property found in the

Robert Frayer, Jr.

Robert Frayer, Jr.

building, they said.

Both men were arraigned Tuesday in 80th District Court by Magistrate Karen Willing.
Clare County Prosecutor Michelle Ambrozaitis reported she had charged each of the men with seven counts of Home Invasion, 2nd Degree, each a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

Bond was set at $100,000 cash/surety only for each man with an order of no contact with each other if released on bond, Ambrozaitis said.
Both men remain lodged in the Clare County Jail.

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