Teen Charged With Extortion

Tattrell-Keyonne-Smith-FINineteen year-old Tattrell Keyonne Smith, of 714 Penn Rd in Raleigh, was arrested and charged Tuesday with attempting to extort drugs from someone.

Officers say Smith, who was illegally carrying a concealed weapon, threatened another man to give him marijuana, which Smith intended to sell.

Smith is charged with extortion, possession with intent to sell and deliver a controlled substance and carrying a concealed weapon.

He’ll have his first appearance before a judge this afternoon and bond will be set.