News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

The Roanoke Rapids budget for the upcoming year drew no response from residents during a public hearing on the matter.

A Colonial Heights, Virginia, child was found safe in Weldon Monday night after she was abducted from her home.

The Enfield Police Department has obtained felony warrants on a funeral home owner who reportedly forged a widow's insurance policy to pocket $8,000.

Antonio Tillmon, the only defendant in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case to not take a plea, pled not guilty today to all charges filed against him.

Chaloner Middle School science teacher and former Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Teacher of the Year Patrick Quast has been selected to participate in the Northeast Leadership Academy, which will prepare him for a future position as principal.

Monday, 13 June 2016 14:20

RRPD blotter: June 10-12, 2016

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

An early morning shooting has a left a victim in critical but stable condition, according to Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty.

Friday, 10 June 2016 17:59

RRPD blotter: June 3-June 9, 2016

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

The City County Drug Task Force has already contacted federal authorities for possible adoption of a case which ended in an arrest in Weldon this morning.

Continued citizen complaints about drug activity in Enfield led to an arrest this morning, the town's police department said.

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