Second suspect identified in Jefferson City home invasion
By Meghan Lane
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:43:34 GMT — An Iberia man is wanted in connection to a home invasion where police say two people were tied up and assaulted in a Jefferson City. The Cole County Prosecutor charged Bruce Maylee with felony assault, burglary and felonious restraint. A woman told Jefferson City Police officers she had been held hostage during a home invasion January 27. That night officers went to 405 Hickory St. where they say a woman was knocking on her neighborâ??s door, bleeding from the mouth with duct tape around her head, zip ties on her hands, and a knife in her hand. The woman said she had been held hostage at 411 Hickory, just two houses east of 405 Hickory. Officers responded to 411 Hickory, and found a man inside they say also had duct tape wrapped around his head, hands secured with zip ties, and had been beaten and was bleeding profusely from his head.The man was taken to Capitol Region Emergency Room to be treated for his injuries.The woman told police after she was tied up, the men demanded $3,250.After the victims told the men they didn't have the money, the men said they would be back the next night to get it, according to the probable cause statement.The statement also said a witness indicated $3000 may have been involved in a drug deal. Narcotics paraphernalia was also located in the home.During the course of the investigation it was determined Robert Stegemann and Bruce Maylee broke into the home.Stegemann was arrested Tuesday for assault, burglary and felonious restraint. He's being held in the Cole County Jail on a $250,000 bond.Authorities searched Stegemann's phone and found Bruce Maylee's number in it.Police said a photo and the physical description of Maylee are consistent with the descriptions provided by the victims.
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