UPDATE: Investigators have determined that Daniel Shears and Samuel Domonique Gonzales III were involved in at least three home invasion cases–two that occurred December 19 and 20th in Lowell Township, and one on January 4 in the 12000 block of Ritchie, in Courtland Township.
UPDATE: Daniel Shears turned himself into police and was arraigned today in 63rd District Court charges of home invasion 2nd degree and receiving and concealing stolen property worth more than $1,000 but less than $20,000. Bond was set at $250,000. He is currently in the Kent County Jail.
The Kent County Sheriff Department is seeking a man in connection with several home invasions across the county.
The man, Daniel Shears, 32, is wanted for home invasion 2nd degree and receiving and concealing stolen property.
On January 6, 2012, the Kent County Sheriff’s Department arrested Samuel Domonique Gonzales III in the 900 block of Baldwin Ave NE, Grand Rapids, with the assistance of the Grand Rapids Police Department. On January 7, 2012, the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office issued felony warrants for both Gonzales and the second suspect, Daniel Shears.
Gonzales has been charged and Shears is being sought in connection to several home invasions throughout Kent and neighboring counties. Investigators have recovered miscellaneous property and are working to identify victims.
Anyone who may have information on the investigation is asked to contact the Kent County Sheriff’s Department or Silent Observer.
Anyone who may know the whereabouts of Daniel Shears is asked to contact their local law enforcement agency, the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, or Silent Observer. He is described as a Hispanic male, with black hair, brown eyes, 6-feet-2 and 195 pounds.
Shears was released from prison in October after serving sentences for three counts of assault with intent to murder and several weapons charges.
Call the Kent County Investigative Division (616) 632-6125, the Kent County Dispatch (616) 632-6100 or Silent Observer (616) 774 2345.