February 7 2018

Grand Jury Indicts Two on Alleged Burlington Home Invasion with Firearm

By: Rich Hosford

A grand jury has indicted two people with home invasion and assault with a dangerous weapon for an alleged home invasion in Burlington this past summer.

 

According to a list of grand jury indictments released by Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan’s office, the following charges have been levied against the individuals:

 

- Lea Perry, 28, of Burlington, was charged with home invasion, assault with a dangerous weapon, armed robbery, and larceny over $250. The Assistant District Attorney is Jessica Noble.

- Rockie White, 41, of Lowell, was charged with home invasion, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury, assault with a dangerous weapon, armed robbery, and larceny over $250. The Assistant District Attorney is Jessica Noble.

 

According to the DA’s office, On July 1, 2017, at approximately 7 a.m. Lea Perry allegedly went to a home on Mill Street in Burlington. When the victim opened the door, Rockie White allegedly pushed Perry into the victim’s home and ordered them both on their knees at gunpoint.  

 

White then allegedly demanded victim’s money. However, the victim struggled with White over the firearm and White struck the victim several times with the butt of the weapon. At this point, authorities day, White yelled for Perry to leave while he struggled with the victim over the firearm.

Lea Perry was arraigned in Middlesex Superior Court and released on personal recognizance and ordered the stay away from, and have no contact with, the victim. The next scheduled hearing is March 7.

Rockie White was arraigned in Middlesex Superior Court on February 7. His bail was set at $2,500 cash and he was ordered to wear a GPS monitoring bracelet with an exclusion zone of the victim’s residence, and to stay away from, and have no contact with, the victim. The next scheduled hearing is March 6.


 

 
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