Graham Police Department Media Release – Arrest 700 block of Ivey Rd.

On 04/23/2020 Officers with the Graham Police Department responded to the 700 block of Ivey Rd. in reference to a domestic disturbance. During the disturbance gunshots were fired. Upon investigation it was determined that Peter Lorenzo Allen, 28 year old b/m, fired a gunshot into an occupied dwelling. He fled the scene prior to the officers arrival. Mr. Allen was located in Burlington NC on 04/24/2020 where he was apprehended. During his arrest he sustained minor injuries and was transported to Alamance Regional Medical Center for treatment. He received treatment and while being transported to the Alamance County Jail, Mr. Allen escaped from the back seat of the transporting patrol officer’s vehicle. A short search ensued where he was apprehended and transported to the Alamance County Jail. Mr. Allen was charged with the following violations for the incidents on both 4/23/2020 and 4/24/2020:

Discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling N.C.G.S 14-34.1(B)
Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill N.C.G.S 14-32(C)
Possession of a firearm by a felon x 2 N.C.G.S 14-415.1
Felony obstruction of justice
Resisting a public officer
Carrying a concealed firearm
Misdemeanor larceny

Mr. Allen was held in the Alamance County Jail under a $125,000 secured bond.

Contact: Lieutenant Daniel Sisk, PIO
Date: 04/24/2020
(336) 570-6711