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RRPD roundup: Officer, K9 partner unharmed in morning crash

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

At approximately 7:30 this morning, Officer H. Grimes and her police dog Jimi were involved in a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Hamilton and East Twelfth streets.  

Grimes, Jimi and the driver of the other vehicle were unharmed.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.

The state Highway Patrol said this afternoon the driver of the other vehicle will be charged with a stop sign violation.

The name of the driver has not yet been released.

 

On Tuesday at approximately midnight, Officer A. Green conducted a traffic stop for a violation on Highway 158 at Interstate 95.

Green noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Richard Rondele Boone, 30, of Pleasant Hill, was found in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

Boone was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was also cited for a seatbelt violation and child safety seat violation.

He received a $1,000 bond and June 25 court date.

Officer C. Hagbourne assisted.

 

On Wednesday at approximately 11:30 a.m., Investigator G.L. Williams arrested Minnie Marie Price, 54, of Roanoke Rapids, for two counts of obtaining property by false pretense and food stamp fraud.  

Price received a $5,000 bond and May 2 court date.

The charges stem from a report investigated by Williams after the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a larceny of an EBT card in April of 2017 from a residence on Sandy Lane.  

The card was used at two businesses in Roanoke Rapids.

 

On Wednesday at approximately 11:30 a.m., Grimes responded to a report of a larceny at Walmart.

Grimes spotted the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.  

The driver, Calvin Lee Horne, 29, of Wilson, was arrested for the larceny and during the investigation officers recovered more stolen property from inside the vehicle.

Horne was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, larceny, possession of stolen goods, resisting/delaying/obstructing an officer and fictitious tags.

He received a $5,000 bond and May 2 court date.

The investigation continues and more charges may be filed.

Lieutenant J. Baggett, Sergeant D. Jenkins and investigators O. Wiltsie and F. Griffin assisted.

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