Homeowner discovers burglars in home on Christmas

Deputies in Raleigh County were called to a home on Lynn Wynn Road at around 5:45 p.m. on Christmas Day.  They were told a homeowner had come home to find two people inside stealing items.  The homeowner kept the suspects at the house until deputies arrived.

According to investigators, the suspects were taking the items to another house on the same road.  Items that were taken included a washer and dryer, chopsaw, clothing, drill, microwave, kitchen table and chairs and purses.

Kevin Meador, 45, and Kristie Carpenter, 44, were arrested.  They are facing charges of burglary and larceny.  They are each being held in the Southern Regional Jail on $25,000 bond.

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