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Schenectady men charged in home break-in

Monday, April 1, 2013
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— Two city residents face high-level felonies, accused in a December break-in and robbery, authorities said.

Tameen Johnson, 35, of Steers Avenue, and Antoine Smith, 24, of Locust Avenue, were each charged Sunday with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary, high-level felonies.

Johnson and Smith are accused of breaking into an Emmett Street residence Dec. 30, with one of the participants threatening residents with what appeared to be a handgun, according to papers filed in court.

Johnson is the one identified in paperwork as having the handgun. A third person is referenced in papers as taking part in the crime, that person’s status was unclear.

Present during the incident were two children, an 8-year-old and a baby. No one was injured.

The group allegedly made off with $500 in cash, a laptop and an iPhone, according to papers.

Johnson also faces one count each of second-degree unlawful imprisonment and endangering the welfare of a child. Johnson is accused of ordering the residents to go from one room of the house into the front vestibule to prevent them from leaving or calling police, according to papers.

 
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