Nine arrested in several Durham burglaries
Durham County sheriff’s deputies arrested nine people in connection with several burglaries reported within two days last week.
Most of the break-ins happened in homes, but one involved Glenn Elementary School, according to Major Paul Martin of the Sheriff’s Office.
- On May 6, deputies report, Darrell Jermaine Hart, 31, broke into a residence on Sherron Road. Hart was charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods and obtaining property by false pretenses.
- On the same day, two men and a juvenile broke into a home on Tyne Drive. A deputy responded to an alarm in the house and caught one of the suspects on the floor, using a screwdriver to disconnect a television and video game equipment. A shotgun was stolen from the home.
Deputies charged Shatique Kamal Skinner, 20, with breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, injury to real property, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of a firearm by a felon.
They charged Neal Maxcitto Hardin, 22, with breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, injury to real property and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The teen, 15, was processed into the juvenile justice system, Martin said.
- Also that day, two men were arrested after a security guard heard an alarm at Glenn Elementary School. A canine tracked two laptop computers that were taken from the school, Martin said.
Deputies charged Ronnie James Powell, 39, with breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods. They also charged Marcus James Parsons, 40, with possession of stolen goods.
- Three men were arrested in connection with burglaries on Skylane and Northcliff drives on May 7.
Deputies charged Scorpio Cortez McMillan, 24; Donald Devonzolous McMillan, 20; and Jeremy Devon Riddick, 20, with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, conspiring to break and enter, possession of burglary tools and injury to real property.
“Although these incidents may or may not be related, our Criminal Intelligence Unit is thoroughly analyzing the activities and relationships of these arrestees,” Martin said ”Some of these arrestees are being linked to other property crimes throughout the city and county of Durham, as well as other jurisdictions.”
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