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Two charged with robbery at Durham stained glass store

Posted June 16

 James Staton and Willie Kearney

— Durham police reported on Friday that two men had been arrested in connection with the robbery last month at Carolina Stained Glass.

According to police, 39-year-old James Staton and 49-year-old Willie Kearney, used duct tape to restrain a 59-year-old and a 76-year-old inside the store before taking cash and other items from the store and from the victims.

Both men were arrested on Thursday and face charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, second-degree kidnapping and felony conspiracy. Staton was also charged with one count of simple assault. Both men were being held in Durham County Jail under $500,000 bonds.


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