News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6309)

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Saturday, 30 June 2012 08:47

Trooper shoots, kills man during stop

WRAL is reporting a state trooper shot and killed a suspected drunken driver who pulled out a handgun during a traffic stop outside Roanoke Rapids Friday night, according to the state Highway Patrol.

Friday, 29 June 2012 13:58

Man wanted for statutory rape of minor

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Jerry Jerome Richardson, 24, of Hollister.

The manager of Yesteryear was badly beaten Sunday morning after he asked one of the patrons to leave.

Joshua Rouse’s mother was asked to leave court this morning after the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office discovered she snuck a cell phone to him.

Joshua Rouse will spend the rest of his life in prison for the June 15, 2009, murder of Applebee’s manager Sandy Denise Riedel.

Thursday, 28 June 2012 15:59

Woman charged with indoor grow operation

A shots fired call Monday led the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office to discover an indoor marijuana growing operation.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 09:51

Davis has probation revoked

Jacob Davis had his probation revoked in Halifax County Superior Court this week.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 09:21

Crossen pleads in several robberies

Prentis Crossen, who was charged in numerous local robberies, pled guilty Monday to most of the crimes he committed in Halifax County and will serve 12 to 18 years in prison.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012 16:08

Jenkins gives upbeat report

Outgoing Main Street Director Lance Jenkins gave an upbeat report to members of the Roanoke Avenue Business Alliance this afternoon.


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