Columbia man denied bond in home invasion case

A Columbia man charged in connection with a home invasion in Lamar County has been denied bond.

Lionell Baker had his first court appearance hours after deputies arrested him in Marion County Tuesday.

Officials said around 6:30 a.m., Baker allegedly broke into a home on Baker Road east of Purvis.

Authorities said he allegedly tied up the occupants and took several guns, their money and their vechicle.

Baker faces eight felony charges including kidnapping, burglary and aggravated assualt.