A suspect shot in a home invasion last month has now been tied to three separate break-ins at that same Honeycutt Road home, said authorities, who have served more felony charges on the Turkey resident.
Raheem Christopher Rogers, 23, of 2033 Beulah Church Road, Turkey, has been charged with two counts of burglary-forcible entry, larceny and possessing/concealing stolen property. Charges were served at the Sheriff’s Office on Friday.
He received $55,000 bond for those charges.
“Through the investigation from the Honeycutt Road breaking and entering, the investigators were able to tie him back to another breaking and entering that occurred at the same residence prior,” Lt. Marcus Smith said. “This makes three breaking and enterings at the same residence he (has been) connected to.”
Rogers was one of two suspects who broke into the Honeycutt Road residence May 20, reportedly carrying a machete at the time. He was shot during the incident and was taken into custody when the vehicle he was traveling in was stopped at Sampson Regional. He was taken into the hospital then airlifted to received treatment for a gunshot wound to the torso.
Rogers and Donald David Farrior Jr., 22, of 91 Barley Lane, Clinton, were charged in connection with that break-in, as well as one in the days prior to the May 20 incident. Sheriff’s investigators reportedly located items inside the vehicle taken from the Honeycutt Road home in the prior break-ins, which Smith said included an assortment of electronics and other items. He said even children’s shoes were taken from the residence.
In fact, the likely reason the two were met by an armed man was due to the repairs that were being made from the previous break-in, sources said. The homeowner’s father went to assist in cleaning up the mess and making the necessary repairs, taking a firearm with him just in case any suspects returned.
Farrior has been charged in two break-ins to the Honeycutt Road home, posting bond shortly after both arrests.
Along with the new offense, Rogers stands charged with two other counts of breaking and entering, two counts of conspiracy to break and enter and one count each of larceny and possession of a firearm by felon. He was in Sampson County Detention Center under $90,000 secured bond prior to Friday’s additional charges.
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