News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Thursday, 02 June 2016 15:28

Traffic stop nets 13 hits of crack

An Enfield man was charged Monday with possession of 13 hits of crack cocaine following a traffic stop.

Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:10

SBI requests autopsy in inmate death

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has been notified of an inmate death at Caledonia Correctional Institution in Tillery, an agent confirmed.

One of the defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case has been scheduled for a bond revocation hearing for driving while impaired, court records show.

A law enforcement investigation has been called for in the death of a 38-year-old inmate at Caledonia Correctional Institution, the state Department of Public Safety said in a statement.

Thursday, 02 June 2016 10:41

Homeowner finds AC gone, house ransacked

A homeowner returned from a trip early this morning to find their window unit air conditioning gone and their house ransacked.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 17:30

Hollister man charged in May B&E

A Hollister man was arrested today in a May 16 breaking and entering in the Medoc Mountain Road area.

Violators of the city's animal ordinances have a way to get out of fines but it comes with a class.

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 14:44

RRPD blotter: May 28 and May 30, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Deputy Chief Andy Jackson:

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 10:36

Correction: Wrong data in city budget story

In Tuesday's story on the city's proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year, we incorrectly reported the city was pulling $1,271,000 from fund balance.

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