BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A man wanted in connection to the home invasion of an elderly couple in January has been arrested.
Miguel Angel Rivera-Cortes was booked at the Brunswick County Detention Center Tuesday night on charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, first-degree burglary, injury to real property, probation violation and two counts of second-degree kidnapping. His bond was set at $2,010,000.
Rivera-Cortes and two other suspects are accused of breaking into the home of an 89-year-old man and 87-year-old woman on Old Ferry Connection in Supply at around midnight on Jan. 22.
According to arrest warrants, the suspects reportedly held the couple at gunpoint with a shotgun and stole a lock box containing silver and foreign coins and various documents.
Joshua Albarran, 22, of Supply, and Jonathan Velez, 22, of Shallotte, were charged in the case in February.