Man arrested in two Knightdale armed robberies
Police arrested a man accused of stealing cash and cigarettes during armed robberies at two Knightdale convenience stores in June.Posted — Updated
Raphael Davonne Powell, 24, of 1801 Charles St., was arrested late this week and charged with two counts of armed robbery with a dangerous weapon.
The arrest report says that Powell held up the Knightdale Family Fare BP station on June 15. He showed a gun and made off with $338 from the cash register, as well as some cigarettes.
Powell was accused of displaying a gun and threatening employees at Tony's Quick Mart two days later. The arrest report says he stole $330 from employees and the cash register.
Powell was being held in the Wake County Jail under a $200,000 bond on Saturday morning.
He was placed on probation on June 24 after being convicted of assault on a female in an Oct. 30, 2006, incident.
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