News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (5050)

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A preliminary report on a March 9 Amtrak collision in Halifax backs earlier statements given by the state Highway Patrol on how the crash happened.

Two men already facing charges in a botched robbery attempt — one of them currently at large — have more counts lodged against them in a motorcycle theft in Garysburg last month.

Monday, 30 March 2015 15:41

Man charged in Sunday evening domestic

A boyfriend-girlfriend dispute led to charges against a Halifax man Sunday evening.

Saturday, 28 March 2015 15:21

Key documents sealed in Jackson heroin case

Key documents have been sealed in the heroin distribution case of a Weldon man arrested Friday on a federal warrant.

Antwain Eugene Whitmore was sentenced to nine to 12 years in prison in a 2012 crash where a 28-year-old woman died.

A man with possible ties to the local heroin trade was arrested by City County Drug Task Force agents assisting federal agents on the service of an arrest warrant.

Friday, 27 March 2015 16:55

Man charged in Hobgood school B&E

A man wanted in a March 18 break-in at a school in Hodgood was arrested today by Tarboro police.

Friday, 27 March 2015 03:38

HP checking station nets crack arrest

A Roanoke Rapids man with a previous record for narcotics sales was arrested this evening during a state Highway Patrol checking station.

Friday, 27 March 2015 02:23

Monarch way station efforts continue

Local efforts continue to enhance the monarch butterfly population and more milkweed planting is under way.

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