ETX home invasion person of interest arrested in Florida

ETX home invasion person of interest arrested in Florida
Collier County Jail

POSTED: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 9:17am

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 9:21am

The man East Texas law enforcement has deemed a possible person of interest has been caught in Florida.

According to the Collier County Sheriff's Office, Henry Adam Contreras, 48, of Immokalee, Florida, was taken into custody on May 17. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit armed home invasion, home invasion with mask/firearm, kidnapping with intent while committing felony and kidnapping with intent to commit a felony.

DPS and other local authorities placed alerts in Smith, Rusk and Gregg County for Contreras. The suspect, along with three other men, was deemed a person of interest in connection with recent home invasions in East Texas.

The following people were already in custody last week:

  • Johnathan Rickadan Contreras, 27
  • Andres Perez, 44
  • Frank William Bower, Jr., 54 

The men were listed as persons of interest, due to the similar styles of robbery in Florida and East Texas. In each case, the robbers tie up homeowner's while another leads them to valuables. They were also dressed in "ninja-like" garb.

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