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RRPD roundup: Traffic stop; larceny, drug arrests

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

On Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m., Officer J. Shelburne conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by a person with warrants on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway.   

The driver, Ruby Peterson, 33, of Roanoke Rapids, was arrested on two outstanding orders for arrest and was also charged with driving while license revoked and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A passenger, Marcus Antoine Blount, 26, of Roanoke Rapids, was found in possession of a concealed handgun and was arrested and charged for the violation.

A second passenger, Dustin Mark Mountford, 27, of Weldon, was found in possession of drug paraphernalia and was arrested and charged for the violation.

The three have May 14 court dates.

Peterson received a $3,000 bond; Blount a $1,000 bond and Mountford a $500 bond.

Lieutenant P. Parks, Master Officer A. Salmon and Officer R. Cross assisted.

 

On Saturday at approximately 12:30 p.m., Officer C. Hagbourne responded to a larceny call in the 100 block of Jackson Street.

The victims gave a description and the direction in which the two suspects fled.

Hagbourne located and identified the pair in the 300 block of Madison Street.

Hagbourne found stolen items, narcotics and paraphernalia on Westwood Lego, 37, and Melissa Ann Underwood, 39, both of Roanoke Rapids.

Lego was arrested and charged with larceny, possession of stolen goods, possession of marijuana, possession of oxycodone and possession of drug paraphernalia.  

He received a $2,000 bond and April 13 court date.

Underwood was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She received a $2,000 bond and April 18 court date.

Sergeant M. Moseley and Officer A. Green assisted.

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