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Friday, 17 April 2015 17:31

RRPD blotter: April 16-17

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

Friday, 17 April 2015 13:59

PD reports robbery attempt; sales scam

Roanoke Rapids police report the attempted armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver Thursday night.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 23:30

Parks, public works present budgets

Parks and recreation and public works faced Roanoke Rapids City Council today to give their proposed budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

Based on the numbers presented by department heads in work sessions, it appears the projected 2015-2016 budget for the city could top the current financial plan by $3 million.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 17:48

Heroin seized in Heights raid

The City County Drug Task Force today seized 36 bindles of heroin and a half-gram of crack from a residence on Dickens Avenue in the Lincoln Heights community.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 17:30

Man wanted for computer thefts nabbed

A Roanoke Rapids man wanted for computer thefts from Walmart was arrested Wednesday during a City County Drug Task Force checking station.

Roanoke Rapids police continue to look for a third person wanted in a purse snatching that has been under investigation since March 6.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:52

Williams surrenders in employee theft case

A man wanted in an employee theft ring at Walmart surrendered to police Wednesday night.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:51

Drivers cited in task force checking station

Seven driving or motor vehicle-related citations were issued in a 45-minute time span in Littleton today.

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