Burglary suspect accused of shooting victim with bow and arrow | Crime
It wasn’t enough that he shot a homeowner with a bow and arrow, police say a burglary suspect then sprayed mace in the victim’s face.
Jesse Rayburn, 29, of Searcy is being held in the White County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond, charged with residential burglary.
According to a news release from Corporal Steve Hernandez of the sheriff’s office, Rayburn is accused of breaking into a home on Dam Site Road in Judsonia on Monday.
When the victim arrived home, investigators say Rayburn shot him with a bow and arrow. The arrow, however, did not have a tip and did not penetrate the victim, Hernandez said.
A physical altercation broke out between the two men before Rayburn sprayed the victim with mace and ran away.
Deputies were called back to the home later that night after the victim heard noises in the lower level of his home.
When deputies arrived they arrested Johnny Whaley, 34, of Judsonia. Investigators determined Whaley, who was free on a $50,000 bond for theft by receiving, was with Rayburn.
Whaley was charged with residential burglary and is being held at the WCDC on $150,000 bond.
On Tuesday, deputies arrested Rayburn. In addition to the burglary charge, he’s also charged with a parole violation and is being held on a Searcy Police Department warrant.
Both Rayburn and Whaley are scheduled to appear in court on May 7.