Men accused of impersonating deputies, robbing home
YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — Two men were arrested after police say they identified themselves as deputies and broke into a home in East Bend.
Police say the home invasion took place on Nov. 27 on Beauty Drive.
Two men knocked on the victim’s door and identified themselves as Yadkin County Deputies.
The men, wearing dark hoodies and masks, pushed their way into the home, carrying a knife and a hammer.
They tied and handcuffed the victims and then asked for money, credit cards and took prescription drugs.
Both victims were able to describe one of the men from a previous encounter in the day.
Darrell Wayne Pinnix, 28, of Pulliam Road, Boonville and Jerry Lyndon Blakely, 27, of Holly Springs Road, East Bend, were both charged with one count of felony first degree burglary, two counts of felony second degree kidnapping, two counts felony conspire traffic opium/heroin, one count impersonate law enforcement, one count of simple assault and one count assault handicapped person.
Blakely received a secured $250,000 bond and Pinnix was given an unsecured bond $250,000 bond.
Their first appearance is Dec. 4.
The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office advises if a resident is unsure of the identity of person at their door to call to the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office at 336-679-4217.