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Four charged in string of Fayetteville armed robberies

Posted March 28, 2015

Carmen Ferraris, Daeshaun McGhee, Samuel Purcell

— Four people were charged Friday in connection with several armed robberies in Fayetteville over the last two days, according to police.

Carmen Ferraris, 26, and Samuel Purcell, 28, both of Fayetteville, and Centell McGhee, 16, and Daeshaun McGhee, both of Raeford, were each charged with five counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of stolen goods.

Detectives linked the four to robberies at:

  • A Pizza Hut located at 4711 Ramsey St. on March 26,
  • An Embassy Suites located at 4760 Lake Valley Drive on March 26,
  • The intersection of Bonanza Drive and Morganton Road on March 27,
  • A parking lot at 7071 Raeford Road on March 27, and
  • The fishing area of Lake Rim on March 27.

In each case, police said the victims reported being robbed at gunpoint by three men.

Purcell, Ferraris and Daeshaun McGhee were being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center Friday night. Centell McGhee remained at large.

Anyone with information regarding the robberies or Centell McGhee's whereabouts was asked to contact police at 910-433-1856 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS.

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  • Bernadette Dan Unger Mar 28, 2015
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    Looks like 4 more people to learn the prison system until someone takes them out during a robbery. Most likely have not ever tried to make their lives better, easier to steal than work. See you all in about 30 years.