- Last Updated on 08:06 AM 02/24/10
- BY Staff
A second suspect has been charged in a break-in of a Bethel Road home last week, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.
Christian James Womack, a.k.a. “Peanut,” 19, of Wagstaff Lane, Scottsburg, was charged with three felony counts, including breaking and entering, grand larceny and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Noblin said.
As reported earlier, sheriff’s deputies arrested Joseph Sims Jr., a.k.a. “Baby Joe,” on Friday for the Feb. 15 break-in of the Bethel Road home of Harris Carr. Sims was charged with felony breaking and entering and felony grand larceny.
After further interviews and the collection of additional evidence, felony warrants were issued for Womack, Noblin said. Items recovered from the investigation were identified as those from Carr’s house.
All charges against Womack and Sims were the result of an investigation based upon leads and tips from the community, the sheriff said.
Noblin expressed his appreciation to citizens for the calls and tips that contributed to the arrest of Womack and Sims.
Investigator J. D. Clay was the arresting officer and the lead investigator in the case.
Womack also was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and he was served a capias warrant alleging he violated the terms of his probation on a felony charge.