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Five face $5 million bond in Durham home invasion

Posted August 8, 2014 5:35 a.m. EDT
Updated August 8, 2014 3:09 p.m. EDT

Durham police investigate a reported home invasion on Glenbrook Drive on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.

— Five people were arrested overnight after a reported home invasion on East Club Boulevard in Durham, police said.

Investigators said three men were walking to the home at about 1:30 a.m. when they were approached by three men armed with rifles.

The men forced the victims into the home, and two of them suffered minor injuries.

Those arrested are: James Earl Wilson Jr., 18, of Mount Bethel Church Road in Roxboro; Deonta Taborn, 21, of Burlington Road in Roxboro; Dexter Poteat, 26, of Hassel Horton Road in Hurdle Mills; Jea’Ron Anthony Rogers, 18, of Stone Drive in Roxboro; and Sean Thompson (also known as Raheim Na Quon Young), 35, of Glenbrook Drive in Durham.

All five face charges of assault by pointing a gun, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, first degree burglary, larceny after breaking and entering, robbery with a dangerous weapon and second degree kidnapping.

Poteat is also facing charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and assault on a female.

All five men were placed in Durham County Jail. Each was being held on $5 million bond.