Gulfport man sentenced as habitual offender in home invasion case

Andrew Treadaway

A Gulfport man will spend 30 years in prison as a habitual offender after pleading guilty this week to armed robbery, aggravated assault and burglary.

Andrew Treadaway, 34, pleaded guilty in Harrison County Circuit Court and was sentenced by Judge Lisa Dodson.

Treadaway was charged in the October 23, 2020 home invasion. The victim said Treadaway knocked on her door, claiming her was there to return money he had borrowed.  When the victim opened the door, Treadaway and his wife, Summer Treadaway, forced their way inside, bound the victim with tape and demanded money. Summer Treadaway faces an Aug. 23 court date.

Treadaway found a knife in the home and cut the victim on the neck and hand.

“After stealing miscellaneous items from the victim, including her television and purse, Treadaway and his wife took the victim’s car and fled. The Gulfport Police Department responded and discovered that Treadaway had attempted to use a stolen debit card in D’Iberville,” said said Assistant District Attorney Jason Josef, who prosecuted the case.

“With this information, a deputy with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was able to locate Treadaway driving the stolen vehicle on Interstate 10. During the traffic stop, Treadaway and his wife were arrested, and most of the victim’s property was recovered.”

In court, Treadaway said he was high on spice and meth and he planned to sell the stolen items to buy more drugs.

He is currently serving a 16-year sentence for previous burglaries of dwellings that he committed in Biloxi. Dodson sentenced Treadaway to 30 years consecutive to the prior sentences, meaning he will need to complete his prior sentences before beginning these new sentences. Dodson also sentenced Treadaway as a habitual offender, meaning that he will have to serve the 30 years day-for-day without the eligibility of parole or early release.

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