A federal indictment has been handed down by the U.S. District Court in Nashville charging three Lebanon residents for their suspected involvement in robberies and a home invasion that occurred in June here.
The suspects indicted by a federal grand jury were identified as Terrace “Boosie” Shaw, Aderius “D-Lo” Bingham and Jalissa Brooks.
Shaw was charged with seven counts, including charges of knowingly and intentionally unlawfully obstructing, delaying and affecting commerce by robbery on June 11, possession a firearm and intent to distribute marijuana on June 20, and brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence on June 22.
Brooks was charged with two counts of knowingly carrying and brandishing a firearm during the June 22 incident, as well as intent to obstruct, delay and affect commerce.
Bingham too was charged with these two counts, as well as possession of a short-barreled shotgun during his involvement with the robbery on June 11.
According to a story posted at wilsonpost.com in June, prior to the June 11 incident, Lebanon Police Officers responded to room 114 Plaza Inn on Highway 231 North, around 5:24 p.m. on June 8 and spoke to a man who told them he had been pistol-whipped and robbed by two black males.
The suspects reportedly took the victim’s wallet and cash and fled on foot.
At the time, investigator believed Shaw was involved with not only this robbery but also in two other home invasion robberies, including the one that occurred on Tuesday, June 11.
Officers responded to 411 East Market Street at 11 p.m. on that date in regards to an aggravated robbery. The victim said when he returned home, three black males approached him from behind and forced their way inside. One of the suspects, a juvenile, reportedly brandished a gun.
The victim’s wife and two children were home and all three were forced into a bedroom. The suspects reportedly took the victim’s wallet and keys.
Shaw was arrested on June 12, and charged with Aggravated Robbery for his part in the June 11 incident. He was released on June 12 after posting a $2,000 bond.
“At the time of the robbery, Shaw was on probation for another home invasion robbery that occurred in April 2011,” Lebanon Police Chief Scott Bowen said.
Shaw was also charged with intent to distribute marijuana and possession and discharge of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking on June 20.
All three individuals were charged with carrying and brandishing a firearm during another crime of violence on June 22.