Final arrest in Miami County home invasion

Eric A. Santos. (Photo: Miami County Sheriff's Office)

TROY, Ohio (WDTN) – The Miami County Sheriff’s Office says the last suspect in a September home invasion has been arrested.

According to the Chief Deputy Dave Duchak, The United States Marshal Service arrested Eric Santos in the Bronx area of New York City Wednesday morning.

Santos was the fifth suspect to be arrested in connection with a home invasion in Union Township. A homeowner called 911 and said a group of men kicked in the door of his house and shot at him. The man then told deputies hs returned fire with his own gun, hitting one of the men in the leg.

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With the arrest of Santos, five men have been arrested in connection with this case. James Benton turned himself in and Cory Dixon was arrested by U.S. Marshals in October.

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