News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Monday, 09 November 2015 10:07

Stop nets 19 bindles of heroin

A reputed street-level heroin dealer was arrested Sunday morning following a traffic stop on Summit Avenue, resulting in the seizure of 19 bindles of heroin.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Lloyd Wayne Franklin, who was wanted in a Davidson County double murder as well as a string of drug store robberies in North and South Carolina, including Rite Aid in Roanoke Rapids, killed himself during a standoff with police.

Saturday, 07 November 2015 08:45

Pedestrian killed in Henrico collision

A 28-year-old woman was killed early this morning as she walked on River Road in the Henrico area.

Friday, 06 November 2015 17:56

RRPD blotter: November 2-3, 2015

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Friday, 06 November 2015 17:14

NCSO roundup: November 1-4

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain M.D. Deloatch Sr.:

Friday, 06 November 2015 16:46

Gaston man faces cocaine counts

A Gaston man has been charged on cocaine-related counts following a traffic stop on Garner Drive in Gaston.

Roanoke Avenue will kick-off the holiday season early Sunday with the annual Holiday Open House.

Friday, 06 November 2015 14:58

Carpenter arrested at her residence

Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck Hasty reports Stacey Nicole Carpenter, 30, of Roanoke Rapids, was arrested today at 2 p.m. at her residence in Roanoke Rapids.

Friday, 06 November 2015 12:55

Woman sought in Walmart larceny, hit and run

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a woman involved in a hit and run in the parking lot of Walmart.

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