News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4970)

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Tuesday, 30 November 2010 13:53

A serious lapse in ethics

Today I did something I didn’t mean to do, but I did it and can only apologize.

Tuesday, 30 November 2010 12:12

Sugarland one of Rapids Jam headliners

With more than 20 concerts in three days, organizers of Rapids Jam 2011 announced today that Sugarland, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, and Willie Nelson will headline next year’s event.

Monday, 29 November 2010 23:10

Repeat offender nabbed for drugs

A man already out on bond for drug charges earlier this month and failing to register as a sex offender now faces more counts following a traffic stop in Roanoke Rapids today.

Monday, 29 November 2010 18:10

Warrant service leads to coke charges

A contempt of court and perjury warrant for a Roanoke Rapids man led to drug charges for him and the woman he whose apartment he was at Saturday morning.

Monday, 29 November 2010 17:39

Two charged in Black Friday theft

Black Friday was a dark day for two people charged with allegedly stealing electronics and computer goods from Walmart.


Gorham and Edmonds

Captain Andy Jackson of the Roanoke Rapids Police Department said Henry Max Gorham of Enfield and Tasha Edmonds of Rae Smith Road, Roanoke Rapids, allegedly took $1,588 worth of good from Walmart without paying for it.

The pair were caught shortly before 4:30 a.m. in the only Black Friday crime reported in Roanoke Rapids.

Gorham was charged with larceny and possession of stolen goods. Edmonds faces the same charges along with a count of second degree trespassing because she was already barred from the store.

They were both jailed on $4,500 bonds.



Monday, 29 November 2010 17:21

Man safely flees ATM encounter

A man who stopped to make a transaction at an ATM was confronted by a person who appeared to have an object in his hand but safely sped away, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

Monday, 29 November 2010 16:59

Bike may be clue in Saturday robbery

Roanoke Rapids police hope a bicycle may found ditched in the middle of Collier Street may be a clue in an armed robbery at the Tenth Street Blue Flame Saturday night.

Monday, 29 November 2010 13:48

Bellamy safe in Raleigh

The case of a woman missing since September has been closed after she was found safe in Raleigh by police there.

Wednesday, 24 November 2010 21:32

Phillips served Pa. fugitive warrant

Renee Michele Phillips, charged as an accessory after the fact of attempted murder in Roanoke Rapids Police officer John Taylor’s shooting, was served a fugitive warrant from Pennsylvania today.