All 6 suspects in Cortland home invasion robbery behind bars

Robert Wade

Cortland Police have arrested three men who were on the run after a home invasion at 24 Water Street on Tuesday night.

Nathaniel D. Wright, Robert L. Wade and Bryshawn R. Lewis were in custody by 9:30 am Wednesday.

As of 7:30 pm Wednesday, police had arrested the remaining three suspects.

24-year-old Bayshawn Barlow, 20-year-old Shyquane J. Pittman and 18-year-old Quadir K. Artis are facing several charges. All six are charged with second degree robbery, second degree burglary and fourth degree conspiracy. Additionally, Wade is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and Barlow is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.

Wright is being held on $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond, Wade is being held on $10,000 cash bail or $25,000 bond, Lewis on $10,000 cash or $25,000 bond, Barlow on $50,000 bail, Pittman on $10,000 cash bail or $25,000 bond and Artis on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

The arrests come after police were called to the Water Street home at about 10:30 pm Tuesday when the six men showed up unannounced.

Two of the men, with weapons, kept the five people that were in the home captive while the other four ransacked the house.

The group got away with cash, marijuana, a fire safe, a pellet pistol, and two cell phones.

The investigation is still ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Cortland City Police at 607-753-3001, Sgt. Patrick Sweeney at 607-758-8309 or Lt. David M. Guerrera at 607-758-8301.