Police log

Jan. 30, 2013 @ 05:09 PM

3 charged in double shooting

DURHAM - Three people have been charged in connection with a double shooting Jan. 21 in the 900 block of Trinity Avenue.

Investigators have charged the two shooting victims – Adam Yunus Coovadia and Brandon Neville – with shooting each other. Both were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Coovadia, 19, of State Street is facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury; possession of marijuana with the intent to manufacture, sell or deliver; possession of drug paraphernalia; and two counts of possession of controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a school. Coovadia remains hospitalized.

Neville, 20, of Waterford Valley Drive, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Neville has been released from the hospital. A third man – Cedric Lamar Green, 20, of Autumn Ridge Drive – is charged with one count of possession of a stolen firearm. Neville and Green were not in custody Wednesday.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Neville or Green is asked to call Investigator Stokes at 919-560-4583, ext. 29357, Investigator Walsh at 919-560-4582, ext. 29248 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.

Reward offered in robbery

DURHAM - A CrimeStoppers reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in an armed robbery early Friday at the Kangaroo convenience store, 2503 N.C. 55.

Two gunmen entered the business around 12:30 a.m. and demanded money from the clerk. They took cash and the clerk’s phone. No one was injured.

The suspects wore dark clothing and dark blue bandanas over their faces.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Emanuel at 919-560-4415, ext. 29306 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.

Assault charge lodged

DURHAM – Connie Ray Caldwell, 54, was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Caldwell was in the Durham County Jail Wednesday without bond.

In other crime:

- A BP convenience store in the 1200 block of University Drive was robbed Saturday. Six cigars and a cell phone were taken.

- Terrance Jonathan Butler, 21, of Drew Street, was arrested Sunday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

- A diamond bracelet and television worth $2,550 were stolen Jan. 23 from a house in the 400 block of Lakeland Street.

- Burglars hit a home Jan. 23 in the 200 block of South Alston Avenue and took a Mexican identification card, $25, a purse and debit card.

- Jewelry, four credit cards and an Apple laptop worth $801 were stolen Jan. 22 from a house in the 700 block of Bacon Street.

- A teen said he was robbed Jan. 22 in the 1300 block of Fayetteville Street. He said two cell phones and a jacket worth $400 were taken.

Creedmoor police investigate vehicle break-ins

CREEDMOOR – Creedmoor police are investigating multiple vehicle break-ins throughout the town.  The vehicles being targeted are unlocked, with valuables in plain view. Most break-ins have happened at night in residential areas.  

Police urge citizens to lock all vehicle doors, make sure all windows are up and keep valuables out of sight.  Make sure you are aware of your surroundings at all times when going to or from your vehicle.

If any citizen has any information about the break-ins, or of any suspicious persons or vehicles please contact the Creedmoor Police Department or Granville County Crime Stoppers.

A reward up to $1,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.

Contact Keith Upchurch at kupchurch@heraldsun.com or 919-419-6612.