Man arrested after trying to sell stolen gun

On Thursday January 18, 2018 at approximately 10:00am Roanoke Rapids Police Department received a call about a subject trying the sell a stolen firearm at a local business, when officers arrived at the business the subject had already left.

Officers gave a description of the subject and direction of travel, Officer A. Green conducted a traffic stop on the subject in the 800 block of Hamilton Street.  Dwayne Leon Cameron 57 pf Chocowinity was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by felon, he was given a $4,000 and a February 7, 2018 court date.

The charges stem from an investigation by Investigator O.L. Wiltsie into an incident reported on January 16, 2018 where the firearm was allegedly taken during a robbery of a person.

The investigation is still ongoing and more arrests are expected.