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Durham man arrested on robbery, burglary charges

Posted January 7, 2013 3:22 p.m. EST

— U.S. Marshals arrested a Durham man Monday morning who was wanted in connection with several robberies and burglaries since September.

Andre Marquis Owens, 22, of Waycross Street, faces numerous charges stemming from burglaries on Fairlawn Road, Vineyard Street and Penzance Avenue in September and an armed robbery on Macon Street in November.

Those charges include one count each of robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony conspiracy to commit robbery, possession of stolen property and injury to property. He also faces three counts each of felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and obtaining property by false pretense.

Investigators are still looking for Vincent Ramone Sowell Jr., 22, of Orient Street, in connection with the Macon Street robbery.

Sowell faces charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4592, extension 29245, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.