News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4595)

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 17:31

Heroin counts lodged after surveillance

Roanoke Rapids narcotics agents Wednesday arrested two people on heroin counts, one of them reportedly holding 20 bindles in his mouth.

Thursday, 02 October 2014 14:23

Anderson waives extradition

Teddy Anderson Jr., wanted in the August murder of Keyuon Garner, has waived extradition, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said this morning.

Thursday, 02 October 2014 13:18

Third teenager charged in Cotton murder

A third person was taken into custody Wednesday in the shooting death of Wilton Lee Shawn Cotton last week and the shooting of another man who is now listed in stable condition.

Thursday, 02 October 2014 01:57

More than $92K seized in I-95 stop

A vehicle containing more than $92,000 in currency was seized following a stop on Interstate 95 today.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 18:11

Passenger in September crash succumbs

The passenger in a Jeep that crashed on Big John's Store Road last month succumbed to injuries he sustained, the state Highway Patrol trooper investigating the matter confirmed today.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 13:04

Northampton probes meth production

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is seeing the onset of meth production in the county.

The sounds heard on the Roanoke Rapids police frequency on an older model scanner are not because of a glitch — they're because the department on Friday went digital.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:26

16-year-old charged in Gordon Dr. murder

A 16-year-old is now in custody in the Wednesday murder of Wilton Lee Shawn Cotton, Roanoke Rapids police said this afternoon.

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