The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:
On August 30, Detective Matt Brown began investigating a larceny in the Hollister area.
The investigation led to the suspect being identified as Willis Lee Hunt, 49, of Robeson County. Further investigation by Brown led to the discovery Hunt is a registered sex offender from Robeson County and wanted for failure to notify an address change.
Hunt is currently wanted for sex offender registry violations, felony larceny and possession of stolen goods.
Anyone with information on Hunt's whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Halifax sheriff’s office at 252-583-8201, Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444 or the Robeson County Sheriff's Office at 910-671-3100.
He was last seen on August 30 in Hollister.
On August 29, the sheriff’s office responded to a residence in the area of Lonnie B. Green Road of Roanoke Rapids about the larceny of a firearm.
Through investigation by Detective R.B. Biggerstaff, warrants were obtained on Andrea Fern Porch, 31, of Roanoke Rapids.
Porch was charged with larceny of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.
She was arrested today and has a September 18 court date.