The Deputy met with the victims who said when they returned home there was a white SUV parked in their driveway with a male subject sitting inside it. A white female then ran from the house and said their vehicle had broken down.
They gave Deputies consent to search the white SUV. Deputies located two laptops and chargers that were stolen from the residence on BB highway. There was also a prescription bottle found that had the victim’s name on the bottle.
Ferrel and Burrous were both taken into custody. A Deputy searched Ferrel’s person and located a syringe in his pocket as well as a large amount of jewelry. The syringe field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Ferrel and Burrous were transported to the Bates County Jail. They were both charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Except 35 grams or less of Marijuana. Their bond was set at $10,000.00 cash or surety. More charges are expected to be filed for burglary.