Three suspects involved in Springfield home invasion identified


Photo: Springfield Police Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Three suspects involved in a home invasion in Springfield early Tuesday morning have been identified.

Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh told 22News, 28-year-old Anthony Lewis, 36-year-old Allen McMillan, and 22-year-old Trey Palmer were arrested after officers received a call of a breaking and entering in progress on Sycamore Street around 5:30 a.m.

All five victims including young children were found inside on the second floor unharmed.

Walsh said officers first saw Lewis who tried to escape but later complied with police and was taken into custody. McMillan was taken into custody next. Palmer who attempted to climb out of a window dropped a firearm and was taken into custody. It was later discovered the firearm was loaded and stolen out of Vermont. While being booked, Palmer allegedly spit in an officer’s face and became very violent.

Photo: Springfield Police Department

Both Lewis of Orange Street and McMillan of Foster Street were charged with the following:

  • Home invasion (Five Counts)
  • Breaking and entering a building – Daytime while armed

Palmer of Chicopee Street in Chicopee was charged with:

  • Home Invasion (Five Counts)
  • Breaking and entering – Daytime while armed
  • Carrying a dangerous weapon with an active warrant
  • Carrying a firearm while loaded
  • Possession of a firearm without a LTC
  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony
  • Receiving stolen property less than $1,200
  • Assault and battery on a police officer
  • Four Separate Arrest Warrants

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