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Woman arrested in attempted Fayetteville home invasion

Posted August 11, 2010

— Fayetteville police arrested a woman on conspiracy charges Wednesday in connection to a botched home invasion last week.

Barbara Ann Bunnell, 26, of 2597 Pinecrest Drive, faces a charge of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Police said two women were outside 299 Decatur Drive on Aug. 1 when a man forced them inside the home at gunpoint.

Mikey Deshannon Campbell, 36, came out of a bedroom with a shotgun and fired twice, hitting the attacker in the side, said Dan Grubb of the Fayetteville Police Department.

The suspect, Armon Leroi Mattox, 27, of 1508 Palmer Drive, was wounded and taken to a hospital. No charges have been filed against him yet. An accomplice, Kendall Leon Wortham, 27, of 238 Partners Way, was charged with possession of cocaine during the incident.

Police did not say how or if Bunnell knew the two men.


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  • TheDude abides... Aug 11, 2010

    In this situation, the homeowners should have just called the coroner. Thats how you deal with these thugs. They dont understand logic and reason. Only violence.

    I have a few friends that are just itching for someone to attempt a home invasion at their residence. Would absolutely "make their day".

  • mulecitybabe Aug 11, 2010

    Wasn't that Mattox guy involved in something a few weeks ago? I remember that messed up eyebrow from another mug shot.

  • WhatYaGonnaDoNow Aug 11, 2010

    @psuedonym - dang it! you're going to have that song in the back of my head for the next few hrs!

  • chuck1947 Aug 11, 2010

    Please proof read this article. Were the women arrested? They sound like kidnap victims. Is it me or does this article make no sense?

  • Pseudonym Aug 11, 2010

    Ba-ba-ba-ba-Barbara Ann