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Eden woman arrested following burglary, attempted armed robbery

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Heather C. Wray.

EDEN, N.C. — Rockingham County Sheriff’s investigators have arrested Heather Celeste Wray, 28, following an armed robbery that occurred on Oct. 14 at about 1:20 a.m. at 141 Contessa Loop in Stoneville.

Carmen Galvan, 57, of 141 Contessa Loop in Stoneville, reported to sheriff’s deputies that he answered a knock on his door and found Wray armed with a handgun. She forced her way into the home at which time Galvan ran outside to call law enforcement.

Another resident of the home, Reyes Sanchez, 38, told deputies that Wray woke him up in his bedroom and asked him for money. After telling her that he did not have any money, Wray tried to sell Sanchez the gun she was holding. Sanchez again told her he did not have any money. After Wray left, the residents discovered a wallet containing cash and two packs of cigarettes missing from inside the residence.

Wray, of of 406 Hodge St. in Eden, was arrested after being charged by Sheriff’s Det. Marcus Marshall with first-degree burglary and attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon. At the time of her arrest, Wray was wanted on a number of outstanding arrest warrants.

She was placed in the Rockingham County Jail under a $21,000 secured bond. She is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 29.