News 3 investigates criminal history of suspect in Georgetown home invasion

Crime & Safety

As a result of a multi-agency effort, a suspect in a Georgetown home invasion has been arrested.

According to the Savannah Police Department (SPD), 21-year-old Brian Alexander Brooks was arrested in connection with the July 31 incident.

Police say Brooks entered a home on Dukes Way through a back window. He ran from officers that night and has been on the run since.

Law enforcement received information that Brooks may have been at a residence on Fort Argyle road, SPD says.

Their SWAT team attempted to make contact at the residence and Brooks fled once again. SWAT operators were able to quickly apprehend him.

SPD says he is also a suspect in a July 15 armed robbery of a Parker’s Gas Station in the 10500 block of Abercorn Street.

Brooks was arrested and charged with the following: two counts of armed robbery, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and single counts of possession of a firearm/knife in committing a crime, possession of marijuana, burglary first degree and theft by taking.

The Savannah and Chatham County police departments worked along with the US Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force to apprehend Brooks.

“This is the quintessential example of various police agencies collaborating to break down jurisdictional obstacles and capture offenders who know no boundaries during their crimes,” Savannah Police Chief Mark Revenew said in a press release. “Kudos to all agencies involved.”

Last year, Brooks was arrested by Eastman Police, near Soperton, on charges of obstructing law enforcement and felony interference with government property.

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