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Searcy Man Charged with Second Home Invasion

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(KATV, Source: Searcy PD) On Thursday, January 23, John Miles, was charged with a second home invasion after it was determined that he forced his way into a second home in three days.

On January 16, officer with the Searcy Police Department were called to the 500 block of Joyce Street for a call of an unknown man forcing his way into a home while the homeowner was inside.  The victim told police that she heard a knock at the door, when she opened the door a masked man forced his way past the victim. The victim stated that the suspect had a pistol. The victim was able to exit the house and run to a neighbor's residence and call 911.  The suspect fled the scene prior to officers arriving.

Three days later, on January 19, officers were called to a second house at the 500 block of Joyce for another home invasion.  Police were told that an unknown person was inside the residence with a victim also in the residence.  When officers arrived, they found Miles inside the residence.

Miles, 29 of Searcy is currently being detained at the White County Law Enforcement Center on charges of Residential Burglary, Aggravated Residential Burglary, and Theft of Property. Miles has a bond of $60,000 and a court date of March 4.