News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4629)

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Friday, 31 October 2014 18:49

Woman charged after motel raid

A search warrant execution this morning at the Carolina Inn has resulted in the arrest of a 31-year-old woman for reportedly selling painkillers and marijuana.

A Roanoke Rapids man currently in jail on forgery and uttering charges from earlier this month now faces a string of new charges in an unrelated case involving three break-ins in the Driftwood Lane area.

Friday, 31 October 2014 15:55

Police investigate public works B&E, theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering of a storage building at the city's Public Works Department.

Friday, 31 October 2014 14:10

Trick-or-treat times in Halifax County

Towns throughout Halifax County are observing different times for trick-or-treating this evening.

Thursday, 30 October 2014 21:49

Seventh suspect ID'd in Cotton murder

The seventh suspect in the Wilton Cotton murder and shooting of Richard Squire Jr. has been identified, Roanoke Rapids police confirmed today.

Howard Brown may have lost a little of his step, compared to when he went on a family fishing trip on the Roanoke River at the age of 100 in 2013.

One of the men charged in the Wilton Cotton murder faces new charges unrelated to the slaying that occurred on Gordon Drive the afternoon of September 24.

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

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 18:45

Second wallet theft suspect surrenders

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

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