Wednesday, 04 October 2017 15:59

Man wanted in Beaufort Co. arrested by Weldon police

Written by 
Rate this item
(2 votes)

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.

Read 3492 times

Comments on Man wanted in Beaufort Co. arrested by Weldon police

Latest Comments


Rives Manning ReElect

Latest Events

No events

Login Form