ZEBULON — Wake County sheriffs deputies Friday charged a 23-year-old Zebulon man and a Bunn High School student from Franklin County with breaking into a mobile home on Quarry Road in Zebulon where two men lived, hitting them with the butt of a shotgun and stealing money, Percocet pills and a Chinese-made assault rifle.
In arrest warrants issued Friday afternoon, deputies said they believed Ira Germaine Burnett, 23, a construction worker who lives at 570 Bob Richards Road in Zebulon, was one of two men who broke into the mobile home while armed with a 9 mm handgun and a shotgun. He is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of kidnapping, felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, possession of a weapon by a felon and failure to answer a 2009 ticket for parking in a fire lane outside a Walmart store in Wake Forest.
Arrest records show deputies also charged Burnett breaking and entering a house at 1052 Halifax Road in Franklin County while armed with a rifle.
That address is the home of Christopher William Wells, 16, the student. In the Quarry Road incident, he was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, felony breaking and entering, two counts of kidnapping, larceny after breaking and entering and larceny of a firearm.
Both were also charged with damage to property.
Records show Wells was arrested at the Wake County Public Safety Center at 7:30 p.m. About 30 minutes later, deputies charged him with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and damage to property and listed the weapons as hands, feet, teeth.
Burnetts bond was set at $300,000 on all charges. Wells bond was set at $500,000.