We Are Improving!

We hope that you'll find our new look appealing and the site easier to navigate than before. Please pardon any 404's that you may see, we're trying to tidy those up!  Should you find yourself on a 404 page please use the search feature in the navigation bar.  

User Rating: 5 / 5

Star ActiveStar ActiveStar ActiveStar ActiveStar Active

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Selective Traffic Enforcement Program team worked the highways in Halifax County this week and netted the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

Vehicles stopped:  34

Vehicle searches: 8

Warning tickets: 23

Arrests made: 6

Drug charges: 10

Criminal charges: 1

Traffic tickets: 2

Fugitive located: 1

Order for arrest: 1

Cash seized: $1,351

Gun seized: 1

Cell phone seized: 1

Heroin seized: 5 dosage units

Marijuana seized: 74 grams

Methamphetamine seized: 71 grams

Other dosage units of drugs: 11

Those arrested and charged:

Jocelyn Gray, 23, of Rocky Mount — carrying a concealed weapon

Angela Wiggins, 30, of Winston-Salem — possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia 

Omar Moate, 42, of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania — possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, trafficking methamphetamine, fugitive warrant for delivery of drugs causing death. He was arrested and will be extradited back to Pennsylvania. 

Shaun McAlaranen, 38, of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania —  possession of methamphetamine,

possession of drug paraphernalia, and maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance

Shaun Shackleford, 28, of Rocky Mount — possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia  

Shannon Pridgen, 30, of Rocky Mount — possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia  

The stats and arrests are reflective of a traffic enforcement program conducted this week mainly on Interstate 95.

The sheriff’s office implemented the unit in January.