Suspect Arrested in Mt. Vernon Home Invasion

MT. VERNON — A suspect in an early Friday morning home invasion and vehicle theft on East Richview Road has refused to give law enforcement her name but the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says they’re working to uncover her identity.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a home invasion and vehicle theft in the 4400 block of East Richview Road.

According to reports, around 6:34 a.m. Friday, a woman reported someone had broken a window and entered her home. The caller said a female suspect reportedly took her keys and stole her vehicle.

Police in East St. Louis later apprehended the suspect but she has refused to give her identity. The case remains under investigation.