News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6859)

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue — Edward R Murrow

Friday, 15 March 2013 09:24

Former deputy fired after sentencing

Cory Jackson, who was found guilty of assault with a deadly weapon last week, is no longer employed by the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald of Ahoskie reported Thursday.

A former detective with the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for sentencing on June 20 after taking a plea agreement on stolen firearms counts, federal court records show.

Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park is hoping a bird in the hand will be worth a memorable experience when The Landing Zone opens next week.

The second report of a stolen dog in the Carolina Rest Home Road area in less than a month involves a Shih Tzu puppy named Snooki.

Thursday, 14 March 2013 15:32

Littleton break-in suspect sought

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the alleged suspect in a breaking and entering that occurred February 27.

Thursday, 14 March 2013 15:16

Fight lands Hollister man in jail

A Monday evening fight landed a Hollister man in jail and sent the victim to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

Thursday, 14 March 2013 14:26

Trooper: Expect the unexpected

The message was simple: Always expect the unexpected.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 10:28

Police seek phone theft suspects

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is attempting to identify the people in these surveillance photos.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 09:43

Investigation leads to weapons charges

A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing and selling a rifle taken during a January 14 breaking and entering on Charlotte Street.

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