Police log, June 30
Man arrested on cocaine charges
Roderick Dewayne Mcdougald, 25, was arrested June 27 in connection with incidents from April and May.
According to Durham County warrants, Mcdougald sold an informant for the Durham Police Department crack cocaine on April 3. Then on May 29 court records show he allegedly again sold crack cocaine to an informant within 1,000 feet of a high school. Then on the day of arrest, police said Mcdouglad had about eight pills of oxycodone and 0.2 grams of heroine.
Mcdouglad is in custody at the Durham County Jail under a $40,000 secured bond. He has been charged with manufacturing, selling, distributing or possession of a controlled substances within 1000 feet of a school, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or distribute a schedule I controlled substance and schedule II substance, and selling or delivering a schedule II controlled substance.
In other crime news::
Geoffrey J. Bell, 20, of Cozart Street in Durham, was arrested Sunday with charges of resisting public officer, carrying a concealed gun and possession of a firearm by a felon. Court documents show that on June 28, Bell allegedly ran away from officers when they arrived to investigate a public disturbance. When Bell was arrested they found a gun on his person. His is in custody at the Durham County Jail under a $30,000 secured bond.
Gary Timberlake, 17, of Durham was arrested June 27 on counts of attempted larceny (misdemeanor and felony), breaking and entering, conspiring to break and enter a building to commit a felony and second degree trespass. Court documents show on the day he was arrested Timberlake allegedly broke into a building on the 2600 block of Erwin Road and took a gasoline can. Documents show that Timberlake and Lamar Harris, 17, also conspired together to break into a property on the same block and steal UPS and Federal Express packages. Timberlake and Harris are accused of stealing a bed comforter valued at $350 and four “elegant dinner dresses” valued at $1,500 combined. Timberlake is in custody at the Durham County Jail under a $61,000 secured bond. Harris is also in custody under a $10,000 secured bond. He was arrested with charges of attempted larceny (misdemeanor and felony), breaking and entering and conspiring to break and enter a building to commit a felony.
Lauren Horsch is the police reporter for The Herald-Sun. She can be reached at 919-419-6646, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow her on Twitter at @LaurenHorsch.