News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (5218)

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Thursday, 28 May 2015 20:33

Man arrested in Enfield gun theft

An Enfield man was arrested Monday for reportedly stealing a firearm from a residence on Alsop Street.

Thursday, 28 May 2015 19:19

Fly-in set Saturday

The 2015 Roanoke Valley Veteran's Center Wings and Wheels Fly-in is set for Saturday from 10 4 p.m. at the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport.

Thursday, 28 May 2015 18:14

RRPD to continue using Safetypup

Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck Hasty has committed continued use of the Safetypup mascot in its child safety and drug education campaigns.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 23:18

City has meeting set with BOA

Much of the discussion during a Roanoke Rapids City Council work session this evening centered on the theater and what to do with it now that the lease agreement with HSV Entertainment officially comes to a close in four days.

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Trustees named John Parker today the interim superintendent.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 18:36

RRPD holiday patrol nets 64 violations

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department along with help from the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, Weldon Police Department and North Carolina State Highway Patrol conducted check points and saturated patrols over the holiday weekend.

A man wanted in a February botched robbery attempt in Weldon was captured last week by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 17:19

RRPD blotter: May 20-25

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Already in custody, a Valentines, Virginia, man now faces new charges in a domestic violence case that indicates probable cause of the intent to maliciously use an explosive device to damage personal property.

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