An 18-count indictment has been returned against a local man accused of

a home invasion that occurred in the Rocky Branch community in August.

Krockett Dehaai, 21, of Ridgewood Avenue, remains lodged in the Wayne

County Detention Center on multiple charges.

The Wayne County Grand Jury returned the indictment on Tuesday,

September 18. Dehaai was indicted for first degree burglary, kidnapping,

first degree robbery, two counts of theft by unlawful taking of a firearm,

two counts of theft by unlawful taking over $300, four counts of wanton

endangerment first degree, two counts of theft by unlawful taking under

$300, possession of burglar's tools, possession of marijuana, resisting

arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia, and persistent felony offender.

The charges stem from several incidents that occurred in the Rocky

Branch area on Monday, August 13.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department was called to the community early

that morning to investigate a series of vehicle break-ins that had been


According to the indictment, Dehaai is accused of taking two shotguns, a

pickup truck and other property from different residences.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department said that Dehaai forced his way

into a residence and told the woman who lived there that he was armed with a


Deputies said he also had a dangerous weapon which can be used to choke

a person.

Deputy David Worley said Dehaai threatened the woman but that she was

not injured, and she was not restrained.

After he left the residence, Dehaai then led deputies and other

officials on a foot pursuit through a wooded area.

The Sheriff's Department had called for a K-9 unit to assist with the

search just before Dehaai was taken into custody.

According to the indictment, Dehaai allegedly pointed a shotgun at

Worley and others who were assisting with the search.

Deputies said Dehaai had an undetermined amount of cash, prescription

drugs, and two shotguns in his possession at the time he was arrested.

Dehaai will be arraigned in Wayne Circuit Court on October 9. He is

being held on $100,000 cash only bond.

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