Burglars Charged Following Pursuit and Arrest

Press ReleaseFor Release: March 1, 2017 (Update)

Prepared By: Sgt. Dyon Harper

Burglars Charged Following Pursuit and Arrest

Raytown, MO- The office of Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, has charged Scott Roberts, a 47 year old Kansas City man, and Timothy Younce, a 42 year old Kansas City man, with crimes including Burglary, Stealing and Resist Arrest, after they were arrested following an interrupted residential burglary in the 8500 block of Crescent Avenue and a brief vehicle pursuit on Monday, 02-27-17, at about 3:30 pm.

The resident saw the two men burglarizing her home and called the police. A Raytown officer saw the suspect vehicle while responding to the scene and pursued it. After the suspect vehicle, a stolen truck, ran off the road on I-70, near Van Brundt, the two men fled. Officers chased the men on foot. Younce was taken into custody after a brief struggle, and Roberts was located while hiding in a nearby vacant house.

Press Release:

March 1, 2017

Two Kansas City men have been charged in connection with a recent Raytown burglaries that led to a pursuit on Monday into Kansas City by Raytown police, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Scott Roberts, dob: 11/24/1969, and Timothy Younce, 2/12/1975, each faces Burglary 1st Degree, Burglary 2nd Degree, Stealing and Resisting Arrest charges.*

According to court records, Raytown police responded Monday to a Raytown residence where a reported burglary was in progress. The victim said she had heard voices in her garage and had seen a man inside it. Police officers located the vehicle and pursued it into Kansas City until the truck wrecked at Interstate 70 and Van Brunt Boulevard. Police found items taken from two Raytown homes.

Prosecutors requested $15,000 bonds.

Roberts mug photo:

Younce mug photo:

Report 17-0666 (update)

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