News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue — Edward R Murrow

Arrest warrants for a man charged Wednesday morning with sex counts involving a 1-year-old child allege the victim was both seriously injured and sexually assaulted during an abduction.

Thursday, 06 July 2017 14:25

NCSO sets claim deadline for bikes

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office has set an August 6 claim deadline for several bikes currently designated as lost and found.

Thursday, 06 July 2017 13:33

Pickleball comes to the T.J. Davis

Pickleball may be best described as the offspring of tennis and ping-pong, a game played on a small court with a low net, wiffle balls and oversized paddles.

The government has filed a response opposing a new trial for Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon.

A Roanoke Rapids man who has been on the state sex offender registry since he was 13 was charged this morning in the abduction, kidnapping and alleged sexual assault of a 1-year-old child.

The FBI has been requested to investigate the death last month of a local inmate who was in federal custody at a facility in West Virginia.

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 13:01

RRPD roundup: Fraud arrests

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following Monday, according to Chief Chuck Hasty: 

Monday, 03 July 2017 15:30

RRPD roundup: Chase; recovered cocaine

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following matters Saturday, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

One teenager was transported to Vidant in Greenville while another was transported to Halifax Regional following a personal watercraft collision in the area of Goat Island.

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