Four arrested in Raleigh robberies
Raleigh police released surveillance photos that they hope will help identify two men and a woman who have robbed at least four people in the past two weeks.Posted — Updated
Jahlil La Vern Allen, 22, Jared Alvin Jones, 23, and Jasmine Renee Venable, 22, were all arrested at a house in the 800 block of South Alston Avenue in Durham. Diaz Omar Cuthrell, 27, was arrested in a house on 12th Street in Butner.
Raleigh police investigators said they believe that all four suspects robbed people outside hotels and motels on three occasions:
- 2610 Westinghouse Blvd. around 3:45 a.m. on Sept. 20
- 3531 Wake Forest Road around 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 22
- 6209 Glenwood Ave. around 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 27
Police also believe that Cuthrell and Jones robbed a person at 4810 Bluestone Drive around 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 15.
Cuthrell and Jones were charged with five counts each of robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and first-degree kidnapping. Allen and Venable were charged with four counts each of the same three charges.
Cuthrell served 7½ years in prison for 2002 and 2003 convictions for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, three counts of armed robbery, four assault charges and common-law robbery, according to state Department of Correction records.