STONINGTON — Two Westerly residents are facing charges after the police said a woman walked into a home along Pequot Trail on Saturday evening carrying a tire iron.
The woman, 27-year-old Kailey J. Herbert, of 7 Valley Drive, and 35-year-old Justin Charles Roberts, of 138 High St., were each charged with first-degree burglary with a deadly weapon and second-degree breach of peace. Roberts was also charged with possession of burglary tools and driving with improper license plates.
According to Stonington police, the two had gone to a home along Pequot Trail in the area of Farmholme Road after a homeowner reported that Herbert had just entered his house uninvited while carrying the tire iron. When the homeowner approached Herbert, she fled the home and left with Roberts in his car.
Stonington police said the two were located a short time later at a neighbor’s home, where it was learned they had been invited to a neighbor’s house and entered the wrong home by accident.
There was no attack and no reported injuries.
For Herbert, the arrest marks her second in less than a week. She was charged on Sept. 10 with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance following a traffic stop along Boiling Springs Avenue in Westerly.
During that case, a Westerly K-9 search located two bags containing 4.5 grams of crack cocaine and a large bag containing 57 bundles of fentanyl totaling 11.4 grams. The police also found 7 Klonopin pills, 11 pills of the generic drug clonazepam, and four pills identified as Xanax.
The driver, which police confirmed Monday was Roberts, was not charged criminally in that case. Police said all drugs were located on Herbert.
Herbert was held overnight and arraigned last Wednesday in Fourth Division District Court. She did not enter a plea to the charges and was released after posting a $5,000 bond, according to Rhode Island judicial records.