Four arrested in home invasion and assault

Christopher Taylor, a 21-year-old Illinois resident was charged with several charges stemming from a home invasion and assault in Emmet Co.

Four people were arrested in a home invasion involving an assault and the larceny of a firearm.

Emmet Co. Sheriff Pete Wallin says the four suspects, Christopher Taylor, Matthew Kirschner, Jordan Hooper and Wade Peach were all arrested early Saturday morning.

According to Sheriff Wallin, the four suspects fled the Carp Lake Township home in a car, abandoned it a short distance later and continued on foot.

The suspects were located and arrested with help from a K-9 unit within 90 minutes, Sheriff Wallin said.

Officials say the suspects knew the victim and it was not a random home invasion.

Taylor, a 21-year-old Illinois resident, was charged with 1st degree home invasion, Larceny in a Building, Resisting/Obstructing Police, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Assault and Battery.

Kirschner is a 19-year-old Pellston resident. He is charged with 1st degree home invasion, Larceny in a Building, and Operating While License Suspended.

Hooper, a 18-year-old Levering resident, and Wade Peach, a 18-year-old Illinois resident were both charged with 1st degree home invasion and resisting/obstructing police.

Kirschner and Hooper remain in jail at the Emmet Co. Correctional Facility with a $10,000 bond. Taylor remains in jail with a $100,000 bond and Peach posted his $10,000 bond and was released.