A man suspected in a home invasion earlier this week is now behind bars.
On Thursday Independence County sheriff’s deputies arrested 29-year-old Michael Billingsley on a felony charge of conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery.
According to Sheriff Steve Jeffery, Billingsley was one of two “persons of interest” involved in a home invasion that occurred Sunday, Oct. 6, in Batesville.
Billingsley is currently being held in the Independence County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond.
The sheriff stated in a news release that the investigation is ongoing.