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RRPD roundup: B&E; weapon charges

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

On Thursday around 8:30 a.m. the department’s Criminal Investigative Division, Patrol Division and City County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant in the 900 Block of Henry Street.  Investigator O.L. Wiltsie secured the search warrant through his investigation into a number of break-ins throughout the city.  

During the execution of the warrant Tanasia Monye Powell, 18, and Trevonte Gajuan Clanton, 21, both of Roanoke Rapids were taken into custody for outstanding warrants and orders for arrest.

Powell was charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods, obtaining property by false pretense and served with an order for arrest.

She received a $5,500 bond and August 8 court date.

Clanton was charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods and served with an order for arrest.

He received a $16,000 bond and August 8 court date.

The charges stem from reports filed in June and July where outbuildings were broken into and items were taken.

During the search warrant execution, some of the stolen property was recovered.  

The investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected.

Agent C. Babb and Officer Daniel Hundley assisted.

Weapon charges filed

On Thursday around 9:30 p.m., Officer M. Hunsucker responded to a residence in the 100 block of Jefferson Street about a larceny of a firearm.  

During the investigation he obtained warrants on Nair Khadaphi Belton, 17, of Roanoke Rapids.

Belton was arrested around 1 this morning by Lieutenant J. Baggett and Hunsucker in the back alley of Jefferson near First streets.

The firearm was recovered.

Belton received a $500 bond and August 4 court date.

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