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Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:

Roanoke Rapids Police Department

According to Chief Bobby Martin, on Wednesday around 1:30 p.m. Master Officer D. Newsome responded to the area of Thanos Drive about a passenger on a moped nodding off.

Newsome noticed a moped with no registration plate and two people on it.

Newsome stopped the vehicle to investigate the registration violation and check on the passenger. A check showed the moped was not registered and there was no insurance on the vehicle.


The officer identified the driver as Job Green, 33, of the Roanoke Rapids area.

Newsome found a green pouch in Green’s possession which contained needle tips and a spoon with white residue on it.

A coat Green was holding contained his wallet, identification and two folded pieces of paper containing a white residue believed to be fentanyl.

The passenger had no contraband on her.

Green was taken into custody and taken before a magistrate. He was charged with felony possession of schedule I, possession of schedule III, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving an unregistered vehicle and no liability insurance.

He received a $7,500 secured bond and February 3 court date.

One piece of paper contained .40 grams of fentanyl and the other contained .70 grams. A suboxone strip was also recovered.

Officer C. Hagbourne assisted.

Northampton County Sheriff’s Office

According to Captain Patrick Jacobs, on Saturday Deputy M. Deloatch conducted a traffic stop for speeding.


The driver was identified as 19-year-old Emmanuel Evans of Gaston.

A search of the vehicle yielded an assault and a large amount of marijuana was located in his coat pocket.

He was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession of marijuana up to 11/2 ounces. He received a $500 secured bond for those charges along with a February 16 court date.

He was served an outstanding order for arrest from Halifax County and received a $300 secured bond.

Evans has court dates in Halifax County District Court on January 8, 13 and 22 and February 3 and 26 on charges ranging from speeding to assault by strangulation and felony breaking and entering with intent to terrorize to assault on a female and assault inflicting serious injury in the presence of a minor.