Crime Notes for April 15 to April 21

April 23, 2013 


•  The Target store at 2021 Walnut St. in Cary reported that a customer used two counterfeit $50 bills to purchase iTunes products on April 6.

•  Three Cary residents were charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to sell and distribute the drug. Police came to 313 Glenolden Court on a “suspicious person” report on the evening of April 18, then searched the home on the basis of a strong odor, according to police reports. An officer found about a pound of marijuana, reports state.

Hayden Michael Hoggard, 23, of 313 Glenolden Court faces felony charges of possession with intent to sell and distribute and maintaining a dwelling for drug purposes, and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Rodney Gerrold Bird, 19, and Dashon Bryant Alston, 20, of 535 Glenolden Court each are charged with possession with intent to sell and distribute; Alston also faces a paraphernalia charge.

•  A Cary man is accused of threatening to assault a woman with a broom stick, attempting to leave the scene of a vehicular crash, kicking a police car’s window and driving without a license on April 18, according to police reports. A 54-year-old Rocky Mount woman reported that Gerardo Flores Fernandez threatened her following the crash on East Chatham Street, which both allege was the fault of the other. Fernandez faces misdemeanor charges of simple assault, hit and run, driving without an operator’s license and injury to property.

• Drake Dee Hammonds, 19, of 699 NE Maynard Road in Cary was arrested April 20 with felonious amounts of cocaine and marijuana in his 2012 Chevy S-10 pickup, according to police reports. An officer smelled marijuana during a traffic stop, reports state.

•  Police on April 15 charged a 35-year-old man with sexual exploitation of a minor, saying they found sexually explicit pictures of children on his computer in February. An arrest warrant accuses Andrew Whitmore Campbell, of 202 Hyde Park Court in Cary, with 12 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation.

The warrant says police determined that he had the pictures on Feb. 19. Campbell was held on $1 million bail. Campbell told police he is a teacher at Wake Technical Community College, where officials said he is listed as an adjunct English instructor.

• Police received reports of forcible-entry burglaries at the following locations between April 15 and April 21: the Carolina Ale House on the 2200 block of Walnut Street (two incidents); the 200 block of Shotts Court; the 500 block of Sherwood Court; the 3900 block of Green Level Road West; the 300 block of Indigo Drive; the 300 block of Westhigh Street.

• Police received a report of an unforced-entry burglary on the 100 block of Martinique Court on April 21.

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