Two Johnston County men arrested in home invasion
Two Johnston County men have been arrested in connection with a home invasion that happened Sunday in the Coats Crossroads community west of Smithfield.Posted — Updated
Johnston County sheriff's deputies arrested Kyle Anthonie Whiteside, 19, of Smithfield, and Kristopher Garrick Rubado, 21, of Selma, earlier this week and charged them with first-degree burglary, felony assault, common law robbery and felony conspiracy.
Deputies say Whiteside and Rubado broke into a home on Watson Road late Sunday, beat a man while he was sleeping and stole electronic items.
Whiteside is in the Johnston County jail under a $200,000 bond. Robado is being held under a $150,000 bond.
The Johnston County Sheriff's Ooffice is still searching for a third suspect in the robbery.
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