Two charged in abuse of infant
DURHAM – Durham police on Friday arrested a 23-year-old woman on charges of neglect and child abuse after her 3-month-old son was taken to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
On Monday, they were searching for her boyfriend and the child’s father, Jesse Antwon Lane.
The couple, who live on Windlestraw Drive, face charges of felony child abuse with serious bodily injury and felony child neglect or abuse with serious physical injury.
Aamber Wunique Swann was held in the Durham County Jail under $750,000.
Police spokeswoman Kammie Michael declined to elaborate on the nature of the child’s injuries and said how the child was hurt remains under investigation.
Anyone with information about Lane’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective J. Sandoval at 919-560-4440, ext. 29461, 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.
Woman charged in stabbing
DURHAM – A 29-year-old woman was arrested Sunday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with serious injury after police say she stabbed a man during a domestic dispute.
Police responded to the 1600 block of Lathrop Street about 5 a.m. on Sunday and found a 31-year-old man with severe injuries.
“The victim suffered multiple stab wounds and was taken to the hospital for treatment,” said Kammie Michael, spokeswoman for the Durham Police Department.
The woman, Maria Romero, was held without bond in the Durham County Jail.
In other news:
• Two residents of a home in the 2500 block of Roxboro Street in Durham told police that their house was robbed on Jan. 25. The suspects knocked on the door and entered the home, taking six samurai swords, three knives and some electronics, including a Kindle with a cracked screen. The victims could not provide descriptions of the suspects, said police spokeswoman Kammie Michael. No charges at this time.
• On Jan. 29, a resident in the 1100 block of Hearthside Street in Durham reported a burglary in which two gold necklaces and two Toshiba televisions were stolen.
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