Durham Teen Charged in Connection with Five Internet Buy/Sell Robberies
A Durham teen has been arrested and charged with committing four Internet buy/sell robberies and one attempted robbery in the past month. The teen – Jemarye Farrington, 16, of Durham – was arrested earlier this week on Dunn Avenue by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force.
Farrington is charged in connection with the following cases:
Investigators learned that the white Hyundai Elantra had been reported stolen in Raleigh.
Farrington is facing the following charges: three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, one count of attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of possession of a stolen vehicle and four counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Farrington is in the Durham County Jail under a $175,000 bond.
Investigators are trying to identify the other men involved in the robberies. Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Bernock at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29414 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
The Durham Police Department offers the following crime prevention tips with respect to this type of crime: