Wanted Warren County man arrested during traffic stop

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Sunday, August 16, 2015
Darren Antoine Alston
Darren Antoine Alston

WARRENTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A fourth Warren County man wanted on charges in connection with a fatal shooting was arrested on Sunday.

It happened around 3 a.m. at a traffic stop near Baltimore Road in Warrenton.

Deputies from the Warren County Sheriff's Office arrested 22-year-old Darren Antoine Alston of Warrenton. He was a passenger in the vehicle and was arrested without incident.

Alston was charged with one count of first degree murder, one count of assault with a deadly weapon, five counts of attempted first degree murder, and two counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle.

Alston went before a magistrate before being booked into the Warren County jail without bond.

Alston is the fourth man arrested and charged with shooting into two vehicles on August 9. The shooting occurred just south of Connect 25 on U.S. Route 1 South in Warrenton.

Montrell Randy Davis, 22, of Warrenton, Marquis Montelle Davis, 24, of Warrenton, and Kadeem Jaleel Grooms, 23, of Manson, were previously arrested for the same charges as Alston. An associate of Grooms, Keshan Jamal Goode, 24, of Manson, was arrested and charged with accessory after-the-fact to murder.

This is a joint investigation being conducted by the Warren County Sheriff's Office and the State Bureau of Investigation. Although the investigation continues, no additional arrests are anticipated.

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