News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Monday, 22 August 2016 20:46

RRPD seeks help in two cases

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in two cases which occurred earlier this month.

Monday, 22 August 2016 19:51

Jurors seated for Meinsen trial

Eight men and four women will begin hearing evidence Tuesday in the case of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with indecent liberties with a minor.

On his 16th birthday today, Daquon Martin was sentenced to 64 to 89 months in prison along with his 18-year-old co-defendant, Jimmy Williams Jr., in a shooting which occurred December 11 on Madison Street.

Saturday, 20 August 2016 23:58

Tracy Lawrence concert photo gallery

Photos from Friday August 19th BarnBurner Promotions Tracy Lawrence concert with Ray Scott opening act.

Roanoke Rapids police responded to the theater Friday night after a disturbance was caused when country music star Tracy Lawrence asked private security to leave.

A couple described by the City County Drug Task Force as alleged street-level dealers of marijuana were arrested this evening in a raid on Delta Drive in the area of the old airport.

Friday, 19 August 2016 18:22

RRPD blotter: August 15-17, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Captain Bobby Martin:

An inmate charged with stabbing a Caledonia correctional officer Thursday has been transferred to the state’s highest security unit.

The Halifax County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1.

A 19-year-old woman was arrested and her boyfriend is wanted following a City County Drug Task Force raid this morning in the Deer Run Drive area outside Roanoke Rapids.

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