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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Durham Police Arrest Four People in Series of Robberies

Durham Police Arrest Four People in Series of Robberies

 

Durham police investigators have arrested four people in connection with a series of six robberies in the Cedarwood Drive/ Willowdale Drive/Cook Road area during the past month. Four of the robberies targeted pizza delivery drivers.


Investigators arrested the following people on robbery charges:

  • Destiny Monique Dawson, 17, was arrested on two charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two charges of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Dawson was arrested on July 26 and placed in Durham County Jail under a $500,000 bond.
  • Delavonta Hissan Moore, 18, was arrested on four charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and four charges of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Moore was arrested on July 25 and placed in Durham County Jail under a $1 million bond.
  • Raijon Bethea, 19, was arrested on two charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two charges of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Bethea was arrested on July 24 in Thomasville, N.C., by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force. Bethea was placed in Durham County Jail under a $250,000 bond.
  • Kavon Williams, 19, was arrested on two charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two charges of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Williams was placed in Durham County Jail under a $500,000 bond.

They were charged in connection with the following robberies:

June 28 in the 1000 block of Willowdale Drive. A pizza delivery driver was robbed of pizza, a phone and a wallet. The suspects hit the victim on the head with a pole and attempted to take the victim’s vehicle, but they were unable to drive a stick shift. The suspects were armed with a pole and guns. Moore and Dawson were charged with this robbery.

July 1 in the 3100 block of Cedarwood Drive. A pizza delivery driver was robbed of pizzas and money. The suspects tried to get the victim’s car keys, but the victim was able to get away. Moore, Williams and Dawson were charged with this robbery.

July 2 in the 1100 block of East Cornwallis Road. The victim was robbed at gunpoint behind a convenience store. Bethea was charged with this robbery.

July 3 in the 3100 block of Cedarwood Drive. A pizza delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint of pizza, a phone and a wallet. The suspects fled in the victim’s vehicle. Moore and Williams were charged with this robbery.

July 10 in the 1300 block of Willowdale Drive. A pizza delivery driver drove to this location, but became suspicious and was trying to leave when he was robbed at gunpoint. The victim was robbed of pizzas and cash. Bethea was charged with this robbery.

July 21 in the 200 block of Cook Road. The victim was robbed at gunpoint at a party. The victim’s phone was stolen. Moore was charged with this robbery.

The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with additional information about these robberies is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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