Police Beat

Apr. 06, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Local teen accused in assault

DURHAM – A Durham teenager has been accused of plotting to kill two people.

Steven Michael Carrera, 16, of Morreene Road, was arrested Saturday and charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, carrying a concealed handgun, felony conspiracy, armed to the terror of people and assault by pointing a gun.

According to the arrest warrant, Carrera conspired with another person to kill two people, pointed a gun at the two people and fired a gun several times in a residential area.

The warrant didn't identify the other alleged conspirator.

He also was arrested in December 2013 on weapon charges after allegedly taking a .45-caliber pistol onto the campus of Riverside High School.

Carrera was held in the Durham County Jail under $1 million bond.

In other news:

  • Jarrion E. Hood, 18, of Angier Avenue in Durham was arrested and charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for a controlled substance and fictitious/altered title/registration card/tag. Hood is accused of having three rocks of crack cocaine in his possession and for using a 2002 Daewoo to keep and sell crack cocaine. He was held in the Durham County Jail under $10,000 bond.
  • Courtney Darnell Steele, 24, of North Miami Boulevard in Durham was arrested and charged with identity theft and possession of drug paraphernalia after allegedly using the name, address and date of birth of someone else to avoid punishment for possessing a crack pipe and having outstanding warrants. Steele was held in the Durham County Jail under $2,000 bond.
  • Tori Demarco Bumpers, 19, of Skybrook Lane in Durham was arrested and charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana after being accused of having nine bags of marijuana. Bumpers was held in the Durham County Jail under $2,000 bond.