The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:
A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged Saturday after reportedly striking her ex-boyfriend with a vehicle.
Deputies responded to a call of a pedestrian who was hit by a motor vehicle in the parking lot of a business off Highway 158 between Roanoke Rapids and Littleton.
Hall described Shamya Hamlin, 20, and the male victim as former partners. He said it was not clear other than a dispute what prompted the alleged vehicular assault.
Detective S.A. Bryant charged Hamlin with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill. She was also charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill for reportedly attempting to strike another person with the vehicle.
She was scheduled for a first court appearance today and has court dates set in March for driving while license revoked and no operators license.
She had initially been jailed without opportunity for bond.
The victim is being treated at an undisclosed medical facility.
Sergeant A. Cash, Agent D. Newsome, Deputy Z. Byers and Lieutenant J. Langley assisted.
On February 7 around 5:30 p.m., deputies responded to a Roanoke Rapids residence regarding a breaking and entering.
Numerous electronics were stolen.
Further investigation by Bryant led to the recovery of the property and their later return to the owner.
Bryant charged Tyler Wayne Harris, 28, of Roanoke Rapids, with felony breaking and entering, felony larceny, possession of stolen goods, and three counts of obtaining property by false pretense.
Harris was arrested and placed in the Halifax County Detention Center under a $12,000 bond and has a March 6 court date.