2nd man arrested after Raleigh shopping center barricade

Joseph Calvin Culverhouse faces multiple charges, including kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon.
Raleigh police have made a second arrest related to an incident Saturday morning on New Bern Avenue.

Joseph Calvin Culverhouse, 31, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and kidnapping.

Police say the incident started as a reported carjacking but investigators later found out it did not happen.

Eventually, cops were led to the Tower Shopping Center on New Bern Avenue and shots were fired.

Police say Culverhouse's assault charge relates to shots fired during the incident, and the kidnapping charge is related to forcing a 30-year-old female victim to drive a second vehicle involved.

Investigators say the kidnapping victim knew Culverhouse before the incident, and that Culverhouse was a passenger in the vehicle driven by the kidnapping victim.

Monday, Culverhouse faced a judge in domestic violence court via closed circuit television.

At one point he asked, "Why is my bond so high?"

Wake County District Court Judge Jennifer Green responded by saying, "Because, sir, you are charged with kidnapping, possession of firearm by felon, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, you have similar convictions on your record for similar charges and that falls within the bond recommendations set by the state of North Carolina. Alright? Thank you, sir. If you could give the phone to the next person."

However, instead of handing the jail phone to the next suspect, Culverhouse slammed it down on the receiver sending a loud crashing sound echoing through the courtroom.

Saturday, police charged another man, Endrell Dwayne Oliver, with vehicle theft in connection with the incident. He is behind bars on a $20,000 bond.

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