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Second suspect charged in trucker assault

Posted June 5, 2013

— A second suspect has been arrested in the assault and robbery of a long-haul trucker last month near Wade.

Cumberland County sheriff’s detectives have charged Leroy Douglas, 37, of 7140 Laurinburg Road in Raeford, with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, robbery with a deadly weapon and conspiracy.

He was held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond.

The trucker, Wael Wael, of Jacksonville, Fla., was found May 2 in the median of Goldsboro Road and was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. He remains hospitalized with severe head trauma.

Detectives on Tuesday arrested Lutina Oxendine, a woman known to frequent truck stops, in connection with the case. She was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with an armed weapon, robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to inflict serious injury.

Oxendine was held under a $100,000 secured bond.


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  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 2013

    Not her boyfriend, but her manager.

  • cpdtg Jun 6, 2013

    she told on her boyfriend I didn`t see that coming did anyone else DUH

  • Scubagirl Jun 6, 2013

    higher bond needed for those who have absolutely NO REGARD for human life