Man charged in Adams St. home invasion in Brockport

January 11, 2017 09:40 AM

A man is facing charges for a home invasion in Brockport on Adams Street.

Last month, police say a man entered a home with a weapon -- that turned out to be an airsoft gun -- and demanded money, but after a struggle left on foot.

A manhunt prompted a lockdown at the high school.

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Wednesday, police announced they had arrested Edward A. Pearce, age 23, for the attempted robbery. He was taken into custody following a traffic stop in Rochester.

Pearce is facing a number of charges including burglary, menacing, attempted robbery, and criminal mischief.

Police say they believe drugs were the center of the Adams Street.


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