Bradenton man arrested in Sarasota home invasion

SARASOTA — A Bradenton man was arrested Thursday in connection with a Sarasota home invasion robbery in August, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Timothy Deon Grider, 21, alledgedly robbed a home in the 3300 block of Fauna Street in Sarasota on Aug. 18. He was identified as one of two armed men who forced their way into the home, tied up three victims and ransacked the property, a media release said.

Weapons, cash and electronics were taken from the property, the release stated.

Grider, one of Sarasota County’s 10 most wanted, was arrested in Bradenton and charged with home invasion robbery with a firearm, burglary with assault or battery, aggravated assault with a firearm and three counts of armed kidnapping.

He is in Sarasota County jail and is being held without bond.

The other suspect remains at large, according to the release.