Raleigh man charged with dealing heroin, assaulting man with bat

From staff reportsMarch 28, 2012 

A Raleigh man was arrested Wednesday on heroin and assault charges a day after he allegedly attacked an acquaintance with a baseball bat.

Police charged Darren Sebastian Steward, 48, with assault with a dangerous weapon with the intent to kill and inflicting serious injury, according to arrest warrants. In addition, they charged him with two counts of selling heroin and one count of maintaining a dwelling where he stored and sold heroin at his home, 5210 Fort Sumter Road, Apt. H.

Warrants listed Wednesday as the date of the drug offenses.

Tuesday, Raleigh police received a call around 6 p.m. reporting an assault with a baseball bat from a complainant that knew Steward, according to Raleigh police spokesman Jim Sughrue.

Steward is being held at Wake County Detention Center on $70,000 bond.

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