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Durham police arrested five suspects after they committed a series of armed robberies in East Durham on Thursday, September 3.
Three adults and two juveniles were arrested and charged with several counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury. All three adults were given a $3 million bond. Three handguns, along with some of the victims’ property, were recovered.
The adult suspects are Dremar Webb, 18, of Durham, who is on active probation; Dexter Webb, 17, of Durham; and Trayveion Jackson, 17, of Durham.
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 were dispatched to the 500 block of Hardee Street concerned residents pointed them to a nearby wood line. Officers attempted to locate the suspects and a K9 officer found 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.