Home invasion robber sentenced to 5 years in prison

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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Shandarious Welch, 18

One of two men arrested for an armed home invasion robbery in North Fort Myers is headed to prison. The other will receive sentencing later this month.

Anthony Satchel, 21

On September 30, 2016, deputies responded to a home invasion on Poinsettia Drive in North Fort Myers. The victim said two men entered the residence and one of them pointed a gun at her, her boyfriend and her children. During the robbery, money and two cell phones were taken.

Deputies later arrested Shandarious Welch, 18, at his residence, where the stolen items were found. Welch’s was also positively identified by the victims.

A second suspect. Anthony Satchel, 21, was also located and arrested.

Shandarious Welch, following a plea agreement, was sentenced to 62 months in prison Thursday. The second suspect, Anthony Satchel, is scheduled to be sentenced on January 29th.

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