Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:
North Carolina State Highway Patrol
The patrol continues to follow-up on a fatal hit and run collision which claimed the life of a 26-year-old Hollister man on October 31 of last year.
Trooper T.J. Blount said the crash claimed the life of Danny Lee Edwards.
The crash occurred on Fishing Creek and Ita roads around 10 p.m.
Evans was walking on Fishing Creek Road heading to where it turns into Ita Road, when he was struck and died at the scene.
Blount said there were a few witnesses but none of them had concrete leads.
The patrol has done some DNA testing on one suspect vehicle but there was no match. The car on which the testing was performed was a white Chevrolet Impala.
Blount said investigating troopers continue to look for white sedan that should have damage to the front right side of the vehicle.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the patrol at 252-200-3490 or Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.
Northampton County Sheriff’s Office
Captain Patrick Jacobs reported a Severn man and Seaboard man have been charged in an October 1 shooting which occurred at the Seaboard housing projects.
On Tuesday 23-year-old Jaques Hendricks of Severn was located by the patrol and narcotics divisions of the sheriff’s office for the shooting.
Deputy J. Comeaux served warrants to Hendricks for discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling/vehicle, felony conspiracy, injury to personal property, discharging a firearm in the city limits and going armed to the terror of the public.
In the gallery: Hendricks, left, and Turner
The charges against Hendricks and Patrick Turner Jr. of Seaboard were based on an investigation by Sergeant A. Leitner.
Turner, 20, surrendered to the sheriff’s office last week after numerous attempts to apprehend him by patrol and narcotics units.
Turner was served outstanding warrants by Lieutenant C. Boden for the same charges as Hendricks.
Turner received a $75,000 secured bond and December 16 court date. Hendricks received a $21,000 secured bond and October 28 court date.
Hendricks also faces charges from September 16 when he was arrested on outstanding warrants by Sergeant A. Taylor for assault by pointing a gun, assault on a female, and communicating threats.
“We at the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office take these types of assault calls very seriously and we are committed to doing all that we can legally do to protect others,” Sheriff Jack Smith said. “I would like to thank our deputies and narcotics unit for the prompt effort in arresting these subjects. I would like to commend Sergeant Leitner for her efforts in solving this case.”