Monday, 19 February 2018 15:24

RRPD roundup: Sunday drug charges

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Captain Bobby Martin:

On Sunday at  approximately 9:04 p.m., Officer J.Shelburne conducted a traffic stop near Highway 48 and Hinson Street  for a violation.

Marijuana and a handgun were located.

Hunter Medlin, 29, of Roanoke Rapids, was charged with possession of schedule VI and carrying a concealed weapon.

He received a $1,000 bond and March 12 court date.

Officer R. Cross was the charging officer and Shelburne assisted.


On Sunday at approximately 11:47 p.m., Shelburne conducted a traffic stop in the area of the 1000 block of Jackson Street.

During the investigation Cross and his dog, Midas, arrived and assisted.

The passenger was checked and narcotics were discovered.

During the search 1.3 grams of cocaine, a Zolpidem pill, and a straw with a white residue on it were seized.

Troy Carter, 31, of Roanoke Rapids. was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of schedule IV.

Carter received a $2,000 bond and March 7 court date.

Martin said Zolpidem is a sleep aid.

Officers J. Spragins and M. Worrell assisted.

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