Robert Bennett (l) and Cardell Richardson
WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- A quick-thinking neighbor helped Cherokee County Sheriff's deputies arrest two home invasion suspects Monday afternoon.
The burglary happened at a house in the Dockside Downs subdivision in Woodstock.
Cherokee County Sheriff's Lt. Jay Baker said a resident called 911 after watching a suspicious car pull into his neighbor's driveway. He was able to give dispatchers a vehicle description and tag number.
Deputies quickly caught up with the suspects' car on Countryside Lane. The passenger, 31-year-old Robert Jason Bennett, jumped out and began to run, but was captured and arrested.
The driver, 34-year-old Cardell Richardson, drove off, but police caught up with him again in the parking lot of Hopewell Baptist Church in Canton.
Both men were charged with burglary. Bennett also faces two counts of obstruction, while Richardson was charged with driving on a suspended license.
Baker said investigators recovered stolen jewelry, tools, credit cards, a laptop and a safe from the suspects' car.