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RRPD roundup: Disturbance call; house collision

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


Disturbance call leads to arrest

On Friday at approximately 5:45 p.m., Lieutenant J. Baggett responded to a residence on Carter Street about a disturbance.  

The victim wanted to leave the area, but while doing so, Tom Lee Price, 44, of Roanoke Rapids, grabbed and began to squeeze her.  

Baggett attempted to handcuff Price, who pulled away. He was shot with a Taser and taken into custody for assault on a female.

He was jailed without opportunity for bond and assigned a December 8 court date.

Master officers G. Colson and A. Salmon assisted.

House damaged in crash

On Friday at approximately 10 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Monroe Street where a vehicle struck a house, taking the front porch off.

They found an empty vehicle.  

No one inside the house was injured and the occupants of the vehicle fled the scene.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the police department at 252-533-2810 or Halifax County Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.

Suspicious person call

On Saturday at approximately 1 a.m., Officer J. Spragins and Lieutenant P. Parks received a call about suspicious people in the 1900 block of Roanoke Avenue.

They found Anthony Devon Mills, 33, of Roanoke Rapids, who had outstanding orders for arrest. Mills was arrested and charged with resisting/delaying/obstructing an officer for giving a false name and served the outstanding orders for arrest.

He received a $2,600 bond and has a November 17 court date.

Marijuana citation

On Saturday at approximately 3 p.m., Officer J. DeSare responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle at Ashland Avenue and South Monroe Street.  

DeSare located the vehicle and the driver, Ryan Acey Carlisle, 18, of Weldon.

With assistance from Officer H. Grimes and her dog, Jimi, narcotics were located.

Carlisle was cited for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was released until his December 8 court date.

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