Maintenance worker shot in morning heist attempt

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Second wallet theft suspect surrenders

Another person wanted in a September 15 wallet theft case surrendered to Roanoke Rapids police.

Macon man faces rape counts

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Northampton blotter: B&E and assaults

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office reported the following:

Woman charged with bilking family out of $6K

A Roanoke Rapids woman employed to help take care of the victim's wife allegedly bilked he couple ou...

Pedestrian succumbs to injuries

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One surrenders in wallet theft case

One of the men wanted in a September 15 wallet theft turned himself in today.

Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 21:31

Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate an early morning robbery attempt in which one of the victims was shot.

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Maintenance worker shot in morning heist attempt

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Second wallet theft suspect surrenders

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Northampton blotter: B&E and assaults

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One still sought in iPad theft case

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Pair could face $2K fine, license loss i…

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Three sought for theft of iPads

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Juvenile shot following unintentional we…

Juvenile shot following unintentional weapon discharge

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Va. man dies in crash off I-95

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Weldon man charged in noon bust

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HRMC: No Ebola patients treated, screeni…

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