On July 30, 2015, around 0130 in the morning, deputies responded to the 300 block of King Richard Drive, in Moscow Mills (unincorporated Lincoln County) for a home invasion. According to the female victim, she awoke in her bedroom to find a male subject searching through her jewelry box. Later, the husband retrieved his handgun and confronted the intruder in the family’s garage, where the suspect eventually was able to escape with a stolen .380 handgun, jewelry and cash.
As the result of the July 30th home invasion, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year old Damien Livingston, of Moscow Mills, on August 4, 2015. Unknown the location of the stolen handguns the investigation was ongoing.
Today, the Sheriff’s Office gained information Livingston had an accomplice during the home invasion. According to Livingston, 19-year old Derick Henry Dunn, of Troy, helped in the home invasion. Livingston told investigators he broke out the basement window and unlocked the door so Dunn could enter the residence. While Livingston went through the home Dunn stayed in the basement “looking through things.”
While Livingston was being confronted by the homeowner in the garage, Dunn heard the commotion and escaped through basement door. The two later met near Mette and King Richard Road, where Livingston sold the stolen .380 from the residence to Dunn for $70.00. Livingston also admitted to selling other stolen handguns to Dunn from a prior burglary that took place on July 28, 2015, along the 100 block of Killdeer Circle, in Moscow Mills (unincorporated Lincoln County), for $80.00, but wasn’t paid yet.
Around 8:00 AM, Lincoln County detectives arrested Derick Dunn when he showed up to meet his probation officer in Troy.
Dunn denied any involvement.
Dunn is charged with First Degree Burglary and Stealing of a Firearm and is currently housed in the Lincoln County Jail under a $50,000 cash only bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.