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Roanoke Valley crime roundup: Agencies report drug arrests

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Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following drug arrests:


Halifax County Sheriff’s Office


Chief Deputy Scott reported around  12:15 a.m., Corporal Roy Ball and Deputy Logan Capps arrested a Littleton man on cocaine charges while attempting to serve arrest warrants.

Ball and Capps were at a residence on Bacon Road looking for an individual wanted on arrest warrants when they encountered Terrance Faulcon, 38, of Littleton, who was in possession of cocaine.

Faulcon was arrested and charged with possession of schedule II controlled substance and later released on a $2,000 bond. He has a September 6 court date pending.


Roanoke Rapids Police Department


Chief Chuck Hasty reported on Thursday around 9 a.m., Master Officer G. Morris conducted a traffic stop in the 900 block of Roanoke Avenue for a violation.  

Morris determined Tyrone Donnell Simmons, 27, of Roanoke Rapids, had a suspended license and was in possession of narcotics.  

Morris cited Simmons for driving while license revoked, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and expired tags.

He was released until his September 11 court date.


City County Drug Task Force


Captain A.M. Harris reported a Roanoke Rapids man was arrested for possession of crack cocaine after a traffic stop.  

On Thursday just before 4:45 p.m., Harris conducted the traffic stop on Bolling Road at Gowen Drive.

While talking with the driver, Donald Lee Johnson, 52, Harris received consent to search the vehicle.  Crack cocaine was seized from the center console.

Johnson was arrested and charged with felony possession of cocaine.  He received a $1,000 bond and August 16 court date.

Agent C.A. Parker and Morris of the Roanoke Rapids Police Department assisted.

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