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Weldon PD roundup: Meat theft; fugitive arrest

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The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Chief James Avens:

On Thursday around 4:59 p.m., officers received a call to Rick's Country Market about people who left the store without paying for an undisclosed amount of meat.

The people already left the store when officers arrived.

Sergeant L. Melton obtained photos of the suspects from the store’s security system.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Melton at 252-536-3136 or Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.


On Thursday around 11:21 a.m., Officer N. Coles assisted the United States Marshals Service in the arrest of a fugitive from Richmond.

Coles arrested Myra Marie Boyd, 39, of Weldon, on an outstanding warrant for attempted murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

She was taken into custody without trouble and received a $500,000 bond and February 14 court date.

Avens said Boyd had apparently been living in Weldon after the crimes she was wanted for took place.

Avens assisted.


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