Sarasota Duo Arrested for Armed Home Invasion

News Release #: 17-105 - MAY 1, 2017

William Robbins-Rosokow   Chance Terrill
William Robbins-Rosokow                                      Chance Terrill 
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men after detectives connected them with a home invasion robbery that occurred in April in Sarasota.

Deputies first responded to 3234 Restful Lane on April 25, just after 2:00 a.m., for reports of an armed home invasion. According to the residents, two men kicked in the front door of their home, held them at gunpoint with a rifle, and stole one of the victims’ fanny packs. As the investigation began, one of the victims told detectives he recognized one of the suspects as an employee at a nearby convenience store. Through investigation, detectives identified William Robbins-Rosokow, DOB 05/10/95, as the lead suspect. When he was arrested on April 28 on an outstanding warrant for violation of probation, Robbins-Rosokow admitted to planning the robbery and recruiting Chance Terrill, DOB 04/13/96, and Terrill’s father, to help him. Detectives made contact with Terrill’s father who admitted to providing the gun used in the robbery and traveling with his son and Robbins-Rosokow to the victims’ home at the time of the crime.

Both Robbins-Rosokow and Terrill are charged with two counts each of Armed Home Invasion Robbery. They remain in custody today without bond. Terrill is designated a prolific offender whose been arrested several times in Sarasota County for various crimes including Battery, Burglary and Fleeing to Elude. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.