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RRPD roundup: Assault call; dispute arrest

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


Assault call  


On Friday at approximately 8:30 p.m., Officer J. DeSare responded to an assault call in the 1700 block of Daniel Street.

He noticed the victim had visible injuries to the head.  

Jerrod Laquez Arrington, 24, of Weldon, was arrested and charged with assault on a female.

He received a $500 bond and December 8 court date.

Sergeant D. Jenkins and Officer M. Hunsucker assisted.


Traffic stop  


On Saturday at approximately 3 a.m., DeSare conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation on Hinson Street.  

During the stop the driver, Shammond Detrone Wright, 19, of Garysburg, was found in possession of drug paraphernalia and cited.

He was released until his December 22 court date.


Shots fired call  


On Saturday at approximately 3 p.m., officers responded to the 1900 block of Carter Street about shots fired.  

Officers were told the alleged suspect had left the area.

Officers saw Devin Rashod Johnston, 19, of Roanoke Rapids, behind a residence in the last known direction of the shooter.

Johnston fled but was taken into custody after a short foot chase.  

Johnston had narcotics and paraphernalia in his possession when he was searched.

Officer E. Johnson arrested and charged Johnston with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.  

He received a $2,500 bond and November 1 court date.

Officer C. Batchelor assisted.


Dispute leads to arrest


On Sunday at approximately 12:45 a.m., Officer H. Grimes arrested Karl Robert Spillane, 36, of Roanoke Rapids, on warrants for assault by strangulation, assault on a handicapped person, communicating threats, and damage to property.  

He received a $5,000 bond and November 1 court date.

The charges stem from a crime reported to Grimes on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the 1200 block of East Tenth Street.

Spillane allegedly threatened, hit and choked the victim, who, according to the report, had recently underwent arm surgery.

Lieutenant J. Baggett and Master Officer G. Colson assisted.  


Suspicious vehicle


On Sunday at approximately 9:45 p.m., Jenkins was on routine patrol when he noticed a vehicle backed into an empty cul-de-sac on River’s Edge Parkway with the lights off.  

During the interaction with the driver, Robert Carl Ivey, 18, narcotics were found in his possession.

Ivey was cited for possession of marijuana and released until his December 12 court date.

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