Springfield Home Invasion Suspect Surrenders To Authorities

Springfield Home Invasion Suspect Surrenders To Authorities

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A suspect, one of two, wanted in connection with a violent home invasion last Tuesday in Springfield has surrendered to authorities.

Blayne Basler PHOTO Robertson County jail

Blayne Basler, 26, of Greenbrier, turned himself into the Robertson County detention facility in Springfield on warrants issued by Springfield Police, after nearly a week on the run.

Basler is charged with Especially Aggravated Robbery, Especially Aggravated Burglary and Aggravated Assault. Basler is being held without a bond.

According to police,  on Tuesday evening around 11:45 pm, officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to a home on Batts Blvd in reference to shots fired.

During their investigation,  police found that two individuals posing as Bail Bondsmen forced their way into a Springfield residence, tied everyone up with zip ties and attempted to rob the homeowners.

William Troupe PHOTO: Robertson County Jail

During the incident, a female inside the residence was shot one time in the arm. Another victim inside the residence was struck several times with a weapon.

Both victims were treated and released from NorthCrest Hospital.

Officers arrested 34-year-old William Troupe for Especially Aggravated Burglary and Criminal Attempt to Commit First Degree Murder. His bond was set at $750,000.00.

Original Story Reported May 16:

Police Seek Greenbrier Man In Violent Springfield Home Invasion

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