Two people have been arrested and charged on counts associated with break-ins on Drake Street and Georgia Avenue, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.
One break-in occurred on February 17 at A-1 Lock and Key on Drake Street and the other on February 19 at a residence in the 1200 block of Georgia Avenue.
Captain Jamie Hardy said in a statement police are investigating other break-ins and larcenies which have occurred in the areas of Georgia Avenue and Long Circle over the past weekend.
In the business break-in, multiple items including power tools were taken while multiple items including electronics were taken in the residential breaking and entering.
Two people — Steven Price and Beverly Parker, both of Roanoke Rapids — were identified as the alleged suspects. They were both charged Wednesday, Hardy said in the statement.
They face two counts of felony breaking and entering, two counts of felony larceny, two counts of felony possession of stolen goods, one count of felony obtaining property by false pretense and one count of felony safecracking.
They each received $10,000 bonds and March 4 court dates.
Anyone with information on the other crimes committed in the area are encouraged to contact the police department at 252-533-2810, Investigator Morgan Worrell at 252-532-0268 or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.