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Weldon PD roundup: RR pair face drug counts

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The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Lieutenant Chris Davis:

On Friday around 9:45 a.m., Officer N. Coles responded to an area motel about possible drug activity.

Coles was located the vehicle in question and identified the two occupants.

Coles located a used syringe and five folded paper packs containing cocaine.

Coles charged Matthew Scott Liverman, 21, of Roanoke Rapids, and Jessica Brooke Nowell, 21, of Roanoke Rapids, with possession of cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintaining a vehicle for use, storage, or sale of controlled substances.

Liverman received a $6,750 secured bond and Nowell received a $3,000 secured bond.

Both have April 18 court dates.

Sergeant R. Ball and Deputy A. Cash with the Halifax County Sheriff's Office assisted.


On Friday around 3:19 p.m., Coles responded to a local convenience store located in the 100 block of East Second Street on a shoplifting call.

Coles was unable to locate the suspect at the time but viewed the security video.

On Saturday around 11:07 a.m., Coles located the suspect on Sycamore Street and was identified by the clerk as the person who reportedly removed items.

He was charged with misdemeanor larceny and possession of stolen property.

The suspect refused to give information about himself and was listed as John Doe until he was processed at the Halifax County Detention Center was found to be Rashid Hyman, 36, of Garysburg.

He has an April 18 court date.

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