News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Monday, 29 August 2016 15:32

RRPD roundup: Assault and blotter

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department received a call about an attempted kidnapping and assault in the 1300 block of Chase Avenue Sunday morning around 12:30.

Saturday, 27 August 2016 09:08

Four identified in Food Lion theft

Four men, all with past criminal records and one currently behind bars in the state prison system, have been identified and are wanted in the July 24 theft of food from a Roanoke Avenue grocery store.

Friday, 26 August 2016 17:22

Stranded kayaker brought safely to shore

A kayaker clinging to a pillar of the Rockfish Capital Bridge was rescued this afternoon by the Gaston Fire and Rescue swiftwater team.

Friday, 26 August 2016 16:52

Henry Street shooting now murder probe

A Wednesday night shooting in the 900 block of Henry Street has now turned into a homicide investigation.

Friday, 26 August 2016 15:48

Enfield PD roundup: August 20-25, 2016

Enfield police Chief Tyree Davis reported the following:

Friday, 26 August 2016 15:14

RRPD blotter: August 22-25, 2016

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

Friday, 26 August 2016 13:25

PD seeks four in July steak, chop theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for four men who on July 24 took approximately $70 worth of steaks and pork chops from Food Lion on Roanoke Avenue.

Friday, 26 August 2016 10:26

Luncheon touts gains, goals in county

Thursday’s State of Our Community luncheon served as a measure of the progress made in Roanoke Valley over the past year and the direction it needs to go in the future.

Thursday, 25 August 2016 17:50

Weldon PD blotter: August 10-August 24, 2016

The Weldon Police Department reported the following:

A widespread search for a missing man in the area of the old airport this afternoon ended with no signs of him.

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