RALEIGH — A 19-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man were charged Wednesday with being the people who robbed two men with a handgun Tuesday and with having drugs when police stopped them.
Shamar Antoine Parker was charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, one count of felony larceny and possession of 151 grams of marijuana with intent to sell or deliver it. Police also charged him with resisting an officer, saying he ran after police stopped a car he was in on Wake Forest Road about midnight.
The woman arrested was Terricka Shawnique Williams-Watson of 2104 Elk River Drive in Durham.
After questioning at the Raleigh police detectives headquarters, police charged her with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony larceny, misdemeanor drug possession, maintaining a vehicle for keeping or selling drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Police said she had a little more than 13 grams of marijuana in a jacket pocket in the car they stopped and a scale.
As police reconstructed the incident, Parker and Williams-Watson were visiting people they knew at a home on Courtside Place when it turned into a robbery as a semi-automatic handgun was produced. Shortly before 10 p.m., police were told a robbery had happened and that a tablet computer, cell phones and an Xbox game console had been taken.
Police were able to identify a car they believed was used, spokesman Jim Sughrue said, and that was the one officers stopped about two hours later near Six Forks Road.
In addition to the other counts, Parker was charged with not having shown up in court to answer two earlier misdemeanor charges.
Arrests warrants listed his address as 4620 B Kilcullen Drive in Raleigh, though an online arrest report lists no permanent address.
A magistrate ordered Parker held without bond because he is on parole, which began in March after he had served time for a 2006 conviction in Durham for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury.
Williams-Watson was ordered held on a total bond of $160,000.