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Halifax County crime roundup: Sheriff's office; Enfield police

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The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

Assault investigations

Chief Deputy Scott Hall reported on Saturday around 2 a.m., deputies responded to the area of White Oak outside Enfield regarding an assault.

Further investigation by Detective L.E. Mann led to warrants being issued against Darius Alexander Silver, 20, of Enfield.

Investigation revealed the victim was assaulted with a beer bottle after a verbal confrontation. The victim was transported to a local medical facility and later transferred to a trauma unit for serious head injuries.

Silver surrendered to the sheriff’s office Monday where he was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflict serious injury.

Silver was released on bond and awaits an August 15 court date.

 

On Sunday around 7:30 a.m., Deputy Hunter Wheeler responded to a Heathsville Road address in Enfield regarding an assault.

Through Wheeler's investigation, he learned the suspect allegedly broke into the victim’s residence with the intent to assault them.

Wheeler obtained warrants on Brandon Jermayne Pollard, 26, of Rocky Mount, for breaking and entering with intent to terrorize/injure, injury to personal property, simple assault, and injury to real property.

Pollard was arrested following in Edgecombe County following the crime and later transported to the Halifax County Detention Center where he is being held without opportunity for bond pending an August 15 court date.

Drug arrests

Captain A.M. Harris reported over the weekend agents of the narcotics division conducted several follow-ups on drug activity in several areas of the county.  

Agents conducted foot patrols, knock and talks and saturated patrols in areas of the complaints. One follow-up led to the execution of a narcotics search warrant. Twenty-two charges were filed during the investigations.

Marijuana seizures

On Friday at approximately 5:52 p.m., narcotics agents D.J. Epperson and D.W. McKeel were in the area of a store when they observed what appeared to be a hand to hand drug deal in the parking lot on Highway 48.

McKeel stopped the vehicle on Rhea Smith Road near Highway 48.  

The driver of the vehicle, Roger Payne Lee, 65, of Roanoke Rapids, was cited with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce.  

The passenger, Heather Dawn Stansbury, 37, of Roanoke Rapids, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.  

Lee and Stansbury received October 8 court dates.

Corporal Andy Cash and Roanoke Rapids officers H. Marshall and M. Hunsucker assisted.

 

At approximately 7:50 p.m., McKeel and Epperson were following up on a drug complaint in the area of East Eleventh and Sycamore streets in Weldon when they encountered Antonio Maurice Story, 32, of Weldon.

Agents seized marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia.  

Epperson cited Story with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

Story received an October 8 court date.

Cocaine seizure

At approximately 11:33 p.m., McKeel conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 158 near Zoo Road for a motor vehicle violation.

McKeel requested assistance of Corporal Brandon Council and his canine partner Bosco. During the search of the driver, Cass Yelardy, 72, of Roanoke Rapids, cocaine was seized.

McKeel arrested and charged Yelardy with felony possession of cocaine and maintaining a vehicle/dwelling for a controlled substance. Yelardy was given a written warning for speeding.

He received a September 19 court date.

Epperson also assisted.

Reynolds Circle

The narcotics, investigative and patrol divisions executed a search warrant on Saturday at approximately 2:14 a.m. at a Reynolds Circle home.

McKeel had received several complaints of possible drug activity at this residence.  

McKeel identified the alleged suspect as 32-year-old Travis Manley.  

Agents are familiar with Manley and had executed several search warrants at his previous homes in the Roanoke Rapids area.

During the search of the residence agents seized cocaine, marijuana, clonazepam pills, a handgun, several items of drug paraphernalia and currency.

McKeel arrested and charged Manley for felony possession of cocaine, possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to sell/deliver schedule IV controlled substance and resisting a public officer.

Manley received a September 19 court date.

Other arrests

On Saturday at approximately 2:45 p.m., McKeel stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle violation on West Ridgecrest near West Tenth streets.

The driver, Robert Guy Hester Jr., 21, of Roanoke Rapids, was cited with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for a stop sign violation, driving while license revoked, fictitious registration number plate and window tint violation.

He received a September 10 court date.

 

At approximately 4:55 p.m., agents D.R. Radford, McKeel and Epperson followed up on a drug complaint at a residence on Davie Smith Street.  

The complaint was for several different cars coming and leaving the residence all times of the night.

Epperson cited Charles Delaney Walden, 34, of Gaston, with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

He received an October 8 court date.

Agents will continue to follow up on this residence.

At approximately 9:09 p.m., McKeel conducted a traffic stop on Highway 561 near Evans Road in the Hollister area for a motor vehicle violation.

The driver, Brandon Jeremy Rubin, 38, of Louisburg, was cited with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for failing to notify DMV of address change.

He received a September 10 court date.

At approximately 9:48 p.m., Epperson encountered Jason Terell Love, 25, of Rocky Mount, in the parking lot of a convenience store in the Medoc community.

Love was cited with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce and received a September 10 court date.

 

On Sunday shortly after midnight, Radford was on foot patrol on East Eleventh Street in Weldon when he encountered Tyrone Junior Clements, 36, of Garysburg.

Clements was found in possession of marijuana.  

Radford cited Clements with a North Carolina Uniform Citation for possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce.

He received a September 10 court date.

Citizens are encouraged to report any suspected drug activity by calling the sheriff’s office narcotics division at 252 535-1257, Crimestoppers at 252 583-4444 or log on to www.halifaxsheriff.com to submit a tip.

 

Enfield Police Department

Captain Dreher Bozard reported that on Saturday at approximately 3:30 a.m., Officer Jerry Shoemaker with the assistance of Detective Teodoro Antunez Jr. arrested Joe Lee Caudle of Enfield.

While Enfield officers were doing a business check they noticed Caudle walking nearby and apprehended him.  ‘

Caudle had two orders for arrest for failure to appear for misdemeanor second-degree trespass. Caudle received a secured bond of $1,100 and two court dates — August 28,and September 4.

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