News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged today on several child pornography counts.

A Garysburg man was reportedly found in possession of 62 crack rocks and three bindles of heroin after he attempted to flee a checking station this morning.

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

The Halifax Regional Foundation recently received a donation of $4,000 from The Ladies of the Lake Organization.

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Lieutenant Chris Davis:

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 15:05

Jimi gets his vest

Jimi, a Roanoke Rapids Police Department dog handled by Officer Hannah Grimes, has received a bullet and stab protective vest through a charitable donation from the non-profit Vested Interest in K9s.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 10:45

State approves county elections board

The North Carolina State Board of Elections approved the appointments of two Democrats and two Republicans to make up the Halifax County Board of Elections.

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 17:00

Two identified in outstanding RRPD cases

Warrants have been filed in two of five cases in which the Roanoke Rapids Police Department sought the public’s help Monday.

Weldon police Chief James Avens said investigators have leads they are pursuing following a bomb threat made to Halifax Community College today.

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