Lieutenant Charles Vaught said Barbara Hernandez contacted a relative in New York who, in turn called the missing woman’s mother.
Hernandez was last seen in the 1700 block of Roanoke Avenue on March 10, the police department said earlier this week.
In other cases, Chief Chuck Hasty reported the following:
On Tuesday at approximately 9:30 a.m., Officer A. Green arrested and charged Doris Kearney Lashley, 46, of Littleton, for obtaining property by false pretense.
Loss prevention at Walmart told Green Lashley allegedly went into the store and got items and then went to the customer service area and obtained a refund.
Lashley received a $3,000 bond and May 3 court date.
Sergeant M. Moseley assisted.
At approximately 2:45 p.m., Investigator G.L. Williams arrested and charged Kimberly Bailey Evans, 54, of Roanoke Rapids, with larceny, possession of stolen goods and obtaining property by false pretense.
The charges stem from a report taken in March, where the victim stated several items were stolen from their home.
During the investigation Williams discovered the items were allegedly pawned.
Evans received a $2,000 bond and May 3 court date.
At approximately 10 p.m., Officer J. Mason conducted a traffic stop at Roanoke Avenue and Thirteenth Street for a violation.
During the stop Mason found Zachary Kyle Grissom, 20, of Roanoke Rapids, in possession of narcotics and paraphernalia.
Mason cited Grissom for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of open container and speeding.
Grissom was released until his May 8 court date.
Officer N. Velazquez assisted.
At approximately 11 p.m., Master Officer R. Ball was checking a business on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway when he noticed suspicious activity at NY Nails.
During the investigation Nguyen Thanh Phan, 40, of Roanoke Rapids, was found in possession of narcotics and paraphernalia.
Ball charged Phan with possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a dwelling.
He received a $3,000 bond and April 19 court date.
Officer G. Colson assisted.