UPDATED: Second man charged with robbing Oakville residents at gunpoint in home invasion

Phillip Martin
Richard Lovelace

A second man was charged Sunday with breaking into a house in Oakville with three accomplices in September and tying up victims at gunpoint to rob them.
Richard C. Lovelace, 32, of the 16000 block of Green Needle Court, Ballwin, was charged with two counts of robbery in the first degree, one count of kidnapping in the first degree, one count of burglary in the first degree and four counts of armed criminal action.
He is being held on $200,000 bond.
Previously charged was Phillip Martin, 21, of the 800 block of Meadow Acres Lane in Lemay, is being held on $200,000 bond for his alleged role in the home invasion. He faces charges of kidnapping, four counts of armed criminal action, two counts of first-degree robbery and one count of first-degree burglary for the home invasion.
The two victims were in their house in the 4400 block of Ringer Road in Oakville on Sept. 22 when four suspects entered and robbed them at gunpoint, according to an account from the St. Louis County Police Department. Both victims were tied up with duct tape, and one of the victims was hit by a pistol during the robbery.
Police said the four suspects stole “personal items,” but did not state what those items were.
The victims recognized Martin and Lovelace as two of the perpetrators, police said.