5 arrested in connection with string of armed robberies in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Durham residents are being credited with helping police find five suspects wanted in a string of armed robberies Thursday night.

Three adults and two juveniles were arrested late Thursday night in connection with at least four armed robberies that occurred between the times of 10:17 p.m. and 11:12 p.m.

The five arrested face several counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

The three adults arrested have been identified as Dremar Webb, 18, of Durham, who is on active probation; Dexter Webb, 17, of Durham; and Trayveion Jackson, 17, of Durham.

The three adults were given a $3 million bond.

Three handguns, along with some of the victims’ property were recovered after the arrests.

The suspects have been charged in relation to the following incidents:

  • • 2400 block of Holloway Street at 10:17 p.m. – Seven victims were robbed of cash, cell phones and a truck. The vehicle was recovered a short time later in the 500 block of Hardee Street.
  • • 2800 block of Wedgedale Avenue at 10:20 p.m. – One victim was robbed of a purse.
  • • 1500 block of Glenn School Road at 10:30 p.m. – Two victims were robbed of cash, cell phones and a purse.
  • • 500 block of Hardee Street at 11:12 p.m. – Three victims were robbed of cash.

When officers arrived at the 500 block of Hardee Street residents directed them to the woods nearby. Officers attempted to find the suspects and a K9 officer was able to locate them off Cheek Road.

The Office of Juvenile Justice has been contacted in reference to the juveniles.

Follow-up investigations are being conducted to see if the suspects are involved in additional crimes.

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