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Man wanted in Beaufort Co. arrested by Weldon police

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A Williamston man wanted out of Beaufort County was arrested last week by the Weldon Police Department.

James Merritt

Chief James Avens said in a statement Sergeant Lloyd Melton received a call from Beaufort County around 10:30 a.m. Thursday James Ervin Merritt Jr., 44, was possibly staying in a local motel.

Merritt was wanted for failure to return a tractor-trailer and its load.

Melton located Merritt with assistance from the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

A small amount of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were located during the arrest process.

Merritt was charged with embezzlement, possession of schedule II and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He has a November 1 Halifax County court date on the drug charges. He received a $6,000 secured bond.

Information on a Beaufort County court date has not been immediately posted.

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