Four suspects now charged in Barron County home invasions

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BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)-- Three teenagers and one man are now charged in two home invasions in Barron County.

Tyler Rognholt, Zach Schwanke, and Ricky Gjerseth, all 17, along with Jonah Blake, 20, face eight different counts related to robberies.

The sheriff's department says the first invasion happened in the 300 block of east Birch Avenue. Four suspects wearing masks and carrying guns and bats entered an apartment and held someone at gunpoint.

About 45 minutes later, Chetek police were called to a report of another home invasion where three suspects also held people in the home at gunpoint.

The suspects are due back in court January 10th.

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