Six Cumberland County students charged in fight
Posted February 18, 2009
Fayetteville, N.C. — Six female students at Douglas Byrd High School were arrested Wednesday after a fight broke out on campus, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.
Investigators said classes were changing around 11 a.m. when the six began arguing and a fight ensued outside of the cultural arts building on Ireland Drive.
School Resource Officers detained those involved and have charged them with misdemeanor simple affray, the sheriff's office said in a press release.
The students arrested were: Destiny McRae, 16, of 1034 Wildwood Drive; Delvina Harper, 16, of 1024 Wildwood Drive; Jalissa Graham, 17,of 5583 Quitewood Place; Asiah Walker, 17, of 1637 Flintshire Road; Shakoya Williams, 17, of 1146 Wildwood Drive; and Khadijah Gethers, 17, of 1401 Ireland Drive, all in Fayetteville.
The suspects were taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center and released under $500 secured bonds that require their parents, who paid the bonds, to keep the students at home.