Armed Family Member Enters Residence

An incident out of Jasper County involving three individuals occurred just south of Newton on Highway 74 headed to Reasnor on July 18. Henry Vanrees, 49, arrived at his father and sister’s residence, upset about a living situation.  Vanrees had entered the home and kicked in the door to Rose Vanrees room. At the time, Vanrees possessed a weapon which he used to intimidate both Rose Vanrees and Timothy Brown by firing a handgun into the wall. Vanrees then stated that both Vanrees and her boyfriend needed to leave or he would kill them.

Because of the early morning incident, Henry Vanrees faces the following charges:

  • Intimidation with a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure
  • Going armed with intent
  • Burglary in the First Degree
  • Harassment in the First Degree

Vanrees is currently being held in the Jasper County Jail. No court date is set.

Information from the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office – Complaint Issued.



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