DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A Durham man, arrested after the robbery of an adult store, has been accused of committing nine business robberies in the last month.
An officer spotted Marion Lesean Daniels, 36, on Crooked Creek Parkway shortly after the robbery of the Adam & Eve Adult Store at 6400 Fayetteville Road and detained him, police said.
Officers recovered a weapon when they arrested Daniels, police said.
Of the nine robberies Daniels is charged with committing, guns were seen in six and a weapon was implied in the others, according to police.
In addition to the Adam & Eve hold-up, Daniels is accused by police of the following robberies:
- Dec. 12 at G&R Tobacco, 4400 North Roxboro St.
- Dec. 14 at Marathon Gas, 3705 North Duke St.
- Dec. 15 at Triangle Mini Mart & Tobacco, 2508 Hillsborough Rd.
- Dec. 17 at ABC Tobacco, 1517 Glenn School Rd.
- Dec. 17 at Avondale Mini Mart & Tobacco, 2206 Avondale Drive
- Jan. 6 at Cruizers, 3446 Hillsborough Rd.
- Jan. 7 at G&R Tobacco, 4400 North Roxboro St.
- Jan. 11 at Triangle Mini Mart & Tobacco, 2508 Hillsborough Rd.
- Jan. 12 at Adam & Eve, 6400 Fayetteville Rd.
The investigation is still ongoing.