Mallory Britt and Virgil Gulley, the victims in last Friday's reported home invasion, were taken into custody Wednesday.
Virgil Gulley, 24, who lives at the address with Britt had originally told officers two white men forced their way into the house demanding money. He said he fired the gun accidentally during the struggle and then fired it again, trying to shoot the intruders before they ran.
Later, during questioning, Gulley admitted to investigators that he had a large amount of pot in along with cash he had earned from selling it. During a search, police discovered several containers of processed and unprocessed marijuana in the home and his car. They also reported finding $2465.00 in cash. Britt and Gulley were arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Police say a third person, Michael Schur was also arrested after admitting to investigators he broke into 3216 Warwick Drive. Britt, 25, was was accidentally shot in the left calf by Shur, 26, while wrestling over a gun with Gulley. Shur faces residential burglary and first-degree battery charges.
According to a preliminary report, Schur contacted the Springdale Police Department Sunday because he had heard the Fayetteville officers were looking for him. He had an active warrant for his arrest on other charges.