An Enfield man with two domestic protective order violations against him is wanted for sex offenses which the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports occurred Saturday morning in the Weldon area.
Chief Deputy Scott Hall confirmed that the protective orders involve the victim in Saturday’s case and that the man wanted — Travell Scott, 27 — and the victim are acquainted. The call came in around 9 a.m.
In a statement Hall said the Halifax County 911 Center received a call from a woman stating she was the victim of a home break-in and sexual assault in the Weldon area.
The victim provided the name of the suspect and reported that he had fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV and was possibly headed toward Enfield.
Lieutenant S.N. Casey was in the Enfield area and observed the suspect vehicle traveling on Highway 301 at a high rate of speed.
Casey attempted to conduct a traffic stop with the vehicle, however the suspect failed to stop and a vehicle chase ensued.
Casey pursued the vehicle into the town of Enfield and on to Andrews Street. The suspect jumped from the moving vehicle and fled on foot.
After an extensive search, it was later learned that Scott received a ride away from the area.
Casey obtained warrants on Scott for second-degree sexual offense, attempted second-degree forcible rape, two counts of breaking and entering with intent to terrorize, two counts of domestic violence protective order violation, felony flee to elude arrest, careless and reckless driving, driving while license revoked, speeding, fail to stop at stop sign, and injury to personal property. Officers with the Weldon Police Department along with Sergeant S. Coates of the Enfield Police Department assisted in the investigation.
On Friday around 4 p.m. the owner of Medlin’s Grocery located at 35200 Highway 561 Hollister, reported the store had been broken into and several cans of soda along with several cases of beer were stolen.
Deputies from C-Squad investigated the crime and obtained warrants for Lockie Daniel Richardson, 48, of Hollister.
Richardson, also known as Boo-Boo, frequents the Hollister community and has numerous warrants for other crimes in the area.
Anyone with information on either of these crimes is encouraged to contact the sheriff’s office at 252-583-8201, Halifax County Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444 or by using the P3 tips app.