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Halifax County crime roundup: Wednesday-Thursday

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Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following arrests:

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office

Chief Deputy Scott Hall reported on Thursday around 11 p.m., Deputy D.J. Epperson stopped a vehicle for a violation on Highway 301 near Weldon.
Epperson detected the odor of marijuana from within the vehicle.
After a search of the vehicle and the passengers, Epperson and Trooper S.R. Corn of the state Highway Patrol, discovered Alvin Norwood Jr., 25, of Roanoke Rapids, in possession of a concealed firearm, marijuana, heroin and crack cocaine.
Norwood was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by felon, carry a concealed weapon, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver schedule I, felony possession of schedule I, possession to sell and deliver cocaine, and possession of cocaine.
He was jailed on $30,000 bond and Has a July 19 court date.
Corporal P. Moyer and his dog Bosco also assisted in the arrest.
The driver received a verbal warning and 8 grams of marijuana, 9 grams of heroin and one crack rock was recovered.

Roanoke Rapids Police Department

Lieutenant C.L. Vaught reported the following arrests on Thursday:

Jonathan James Brown was arrested and charged with indecent exposure.
The arrest stemmed from an investigation conducted by Investigator G. Williams where Brown allegedly exposed himself to a female who was shopping at a local business.
Brown received a $1,000 secured bond and a court date of June 17.
Investigator J. K. Davis and Halifax County Probation and Parole assisted.

Angela Renee Pearson was arrested and charged with two counts of misdemeanor larceny. The charges stem from an investigation conducted by Vaught where Pearson allegedly stole items from Family Dollar on two separate occasions.
She received a $1,000 secured bond and a court date of June 7.

Weldon Police Department

Lieutenant Chris Davis reported on Wednesday around 11:12 pm, Officer Q. Godley and Officer W. Wheeler received a suspicious vehicle call in the area of Garris and Winston streets.
Wheeler conducted a traffic stop and during investigation noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.
Godley arrested Christopher Allen Chambliss, 27, of Roanoke Rapids, for possession of marijuana up to a half-ounce, possession of drug paraphernalia and carrying a concealed weapon.
Chambliss received a $1,500 unsecured bond and July 10 court date.

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