Man accused of robbing his uncle, disconnecting his oxygen

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. — A person was arrested on a number of expenses for allegedly robbing his uncle at knifepoint and eradicating the sufferer’s oxygen, based on courtroom data.

On Sunday, Mishawaka Police had been referred to as to the 2000 block of Normandy Drive for a medical alert. The medical firm informed police the client had pressed his panic button and reported somebody was stopping him from calling 9-1-1.

When police arrived, they appeared by means of a window within the residence and noticed a person, later recognized as Gregory Spurgeon, screaming on the sufferer and waving a flashlight in his face, experiences stated.

Spurgeon then ran throughout the room and received on high of the sufferer, experiences stated.

Spurgeon then grabbed the medical alarm name field, which had an open line to the decision taker, put it on a chair and positioned objects on high of it, based on the possible trigger affidavit.

Police entered the house when the sufferer started screaming for assist.

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Officers tried to take Spurgeon into custody, however he resisted, based on the possible trigger affidavit.

He needed to be tackled to be positioned in handcuffs and he fought officers on the way in which to the police automotive, experiences stated.

The sufferer had issue respiratory, so EMS responded to assist get his oxygen machine working.

The sufferer informed police Spurgeon is his nephew and has been staying with him for a day or so.

Spurgeon needed cash for cigarettes, so the sufferer gave him $20, experiences stated. Spurgeon needed more cash, grabbed a pocket knife and pressed it to the sufferer’s neck, based on the possible trigger affidavit.

Spurgeon demanded the sufferer’s pockets and threatened to kill him if he did not hand it over, experiences stated.

Spurgeon threatened to kill the sufferer a number of occasions, experiences stated.

Each time the sufferer tried to name 9-1-1, Spurgeon took the system away from him, so he pressed the medical alert pendant for assist, experiences stated.

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Spurgeon then unplugged the sufferer’s oxygen machine, pulled the oxygen line off his nostril and jumped onto the sufferer, experiences stated.

Police retrieved the sufferer’s pockets from Spurgeon’s pants pocket, experiences stated.

Spurgeon has been charged with armed theft, theft, interference with the reporting of a criminal offense and resisting regulation enforcement.

He shall be arraigned on Wednesday.