UPDATE: More Arrests Made in Home Invasion Investigation

Local - 10/4/2012 5:02 PM

UPDATE (10/4: State Police arrest two more people in connection with a Monday night home invasion in Smithers.

Donald Naylor, 48, and Michael Scarbro, 29, both from Smithers, were apprehended this afternoon.  They're charged with 1st degree robbery, burglary, and conspiracy.  The two men, along with Donald Scott Wills, allegedly impersonated state troopers and tried to steal drugs and money from a Michigan Avenue home Monday night.  Naylor and Scarbro will be held in Southern Regional Jail on $100,000 bond.

UPDATE (10/2): Smithers Police arrest a former Glasgow Police officer for invading a home dressed as a West Virginia State Trooper.

Chief G.R. Proctor says Donald Scott Wills was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree robbery.  He's one of two people accused of holding up several people at gunpoint at a Michigan Avenue home Monday night.  Wills is scheduled to be arraigned in Fayette County Magistrate Court this evening.  He's expected to be taken to Southern Regional Jail.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police in Fayette County are looking for two men who allegedly entered a home dressed as State Troopers and held up the residents at gunpoint.

It happened late Monday night in Smithers.  A neighbor heard screaming and called the police.  When authorities arrived on scene, the two suspects took off on foot.  Witnesses said the outfits the two men were wearing resembled State Police uniforms with homemade patches.  

Sgt. Burkhamer with the Smithers Police Department said that the suspects are two white men of medium build in their early 30s with blond hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Smithers Police Department or the Fayette County Sheriff's Department.


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