GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — Georgetown police made an arrest in a home invasion case that happened in November 2019, the city’s police captain said Wednesday.
Georgetown Police Captain Roland Waits said Andra Allen, 53, of Austin, was arrested Aug. 31 in connection with an aggravated robbery of a home in the 200 block of Whispering Wind Drive in the Sun City neighborhood Nov. 19, 2019.
An affidavit said that day, a 78-year-old woman had just come home from H-E-B and was packing away her groceries from the car in the garage. She was also helping to settle her 92-year-old husband, who is a hospice care patient, at the kitchen table.
That’s when Allen allegedly came up to her and pointed a gun at her, according to the affidavit. He reportedly ordered her to take off her jewelry. The husband tried to confront Allen, but was pushed down, the affidavit said.
Allen reportedly ordered and dragged them to the ground and tied their legs together with zip ties, according to the affidavit. Police say he took their cell phones and started searching the rest of the home.
The woman was able to cut her zip ties, the affidavit said, but Allen allegedly pushed her down and restrained her a second time. Allen left, but not before reportedly taking money from the woman’s purse.
Captain Waits said the Travis County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals assisted GPD investigators to make the arrest. Waits said detectives recovered photographic evidence from Allen’s phone that showed him at a grocery store in Georgetown and photos of the victim while she shopped.
Detectives later recovered the jewelry the victim was wearing in those photos at Allen’s home, Waits said.
Allen is currently in Williamson County Jail with a bond of $250,000, Waits said.