Home invasion suspects arrested

Cerdarian Patrick O'Neal-Thompson (left) and Jethaniel Jelliot McGee (right) are charged with two counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. Sade Marie Houghton (center) is charged with one count of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon in the same court.

July 20, 2011 7:59:45 PM PDT
Investigators in the Houston Police Department's robbery division have arrested three suspects believed to be responsible for multiple home invasion robberies on the southeast side of the city. Two male suspects, Cerdarian Patrick O'Neal-Thompson, 18, and Jethaniel Jelliot McGee, 24, are charged with two counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. A third suspect, Sade Marie Houghton, 17, is charged with one count of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon in the same court.

The incidents happened on the evenings of July 11 and 12 in the 9100 block of Lakes of 610 and the 11500 block of Pearland Parkway. In both incidents, police say the armed suspects forced their way into the apartments and assaulted the victims before stealing personal items, as well as the victims' vehicles.

On July 13, robbery investigators and officers with the HPD Southeast Patrol Tactical Unit developed information that identified Houghton as a suspect in this case. Officers arrested her as she was reportedly driving one of the vehicles stolen in the home invasions.

According to police, statements by Houghton and continued investigation identified Houghton's boyfriend, O'Neal-Thompson, as a second suspect in this case and police say he was taken into custody while driving in another vehicle stolen in the home invasions later that day.

Further investigation identified McGee as the third suspect in this case, and on Monday he was taken into custody without incident.

All three vehicles stolen in both incidents have been recovered. Anyone with additional information on the three suspects is asked to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700.