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HCSO roundup: Larcenies; drug charges

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The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

On Wednesday around 10:30 p.m., Lieutenant John Bozard was in the area of Highway 125 and Terry Lane in Halifax when he stopped a vehicle for a violation.

The driver was identified as Ryan Garner, 28, of Spring, Texas.

Further investigation led to the discovery of 38 Adderall tablets in his possession.

Garner was arrested and charged with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance and he received a $1,000.00 bond with an April 18 court date pending.

 

On Wednesday around 9:30 p.m., Corporal M. Bishop received information regarding the location of a person with multiple outstanding criminal  warrants.

Bishop and Sergeant Roy Ball responded to the area of Highway 125 and Interstate 95 where they  located Jason Richardson, 30, of Roanoke Rapids.

Richardson was arrested and found in possession of a small amount of powdered cocaine. Further investigation revealed James Brown Jr., 28, of Roanoke Rapids, who was with Richardson, was in possession of powdered cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, and oxycodone. Brown was arrested and charged with two counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule II controlled substance, two counts of trafficking opium, felony possession of schedule II controlled substance, felony maintaining a vehicle for storage of a controlled substance, felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, simple possession of marijuana, simple possession of schedule II controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He received an April 18 court date and a $10,000 bond.

Richardson was charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance and served with the multiple outstanding criminal warrants.

He received a $13,500 bond pending an April 18 court date.  

A Halifax man was arrested Tuesday for a March 19 larceny in the area of Highway 561 in Halifax.

The victim advised a variety of power tools were stolen from his residence amd from inside a vehicle.

Through further investigation by detective R.B. Biggerstaff, warrants were obtained on Adam Oneal Pearson, 24.

Pearson was charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods and two counts of obtaining property by false pretense. The false pretense charges stem from locating the stolen property at a pawn shop in Roanoke Rapids.

He received a $5,000 bond and has an April 18 court date.

 

On Monday around midnight, deputies responded to a breaking and entering call on Neuse River Road in the Roanoke Rapids area.

The homeowner returned and discovered a person inside their residence.

The suspect fled after being confronted by the homeowner.

Lieutenant Steven Casey located the suspect walking in the area near the residence while enroute to the scene.

Casey and Corporal Derrick Moore took Kashelia Smith, 46, of Roanoke Rapids, into custody. Corporal Paul Ward charged her with felony breaking and entering and felony larceny after breaking and entering. She was placed in the Halifax County Detention Center under a $3,000 bond with an April 18 court date pending.

 

On Saturday around 4 p.m., Bishop received a call for service regarding a disturbance at Spruce Court in Weldon.

Bishop noticed a crowd of people standing in the area.

When they spotted Bishop they began throwing narcotics and fled the area.

Bishop seized approximately 80 grams of marijuana, 5 grams of powdered cocaine, a Xanax pill, a bottle of promethazine, multiple digital scales, and two firearms.

Marquese Alston, 24, of Weldon, was arrested and charged with felony possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

He received a $3,000 bond pending an April 18 court date.

Erik Rooks, 24, of Roanoke Rapids, was also arrested and charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver marijuana, maintaining a vehicle for storage of a controlled substance, simple possession of marijuana, carrying a concealed gun, simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance, simple possession of schedule V controlled substance, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

He received a $20,000 bond pending an April 18 court date.

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