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The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Christopher Davis:

On Saturday shortly before 3:15 a.m., Officer M. DiPietro was in the 1600 block of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway when she was approached by a man identified as Derrick Garner, 37, of Weldon. 

Garner was on the property of the Waffle House and was asked to leave by a shift manager. He refused to leave and reportedly used vulgar language directed towards the employee while in the officer’s presence.

DiPietro placed Garner under arrest and took him before a magistrate where he was charged with second-degree trespassing and disorderly conduct.

He received a $1,000 secured bond and December 8 court date.

Officer N. Coles assisted.

On November 10 shortly after 1 p.m., Corporal H. Cross responded to a larceny call at a convenience store in the 1600 block of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway.

Cross learned the larceny was a money order and was reportedly done by an employee — Latonya Scott Barber, 35, of Weldon.

Cross obtained a warrant on Barber for larceny by employee and located her Friday.

She was arrested and taken before a magistrate where she received a $1,000 unsecured bond and December 2 court date.

On November 7 shortly before 7:45 p.m., Corporal S. McKimmey was dispatched to a fight in progress call in the 1600 block of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway. 

The officer did not locate anyone fighting but encountered a woman identified as Melody Taylor Kee, 40, of Garysburg, who was yelling.

McKimmey reportedly detected the odor of alcohol on her and she also reportedly began cursing at the officer.

She was placed under arrest and taken before a magistrate where she was charged with disorderly conduct and intoxicated and disruptive behavior.

She received a $1,000 secured bond and December 11 court date.

DiPietro assisted.