This morning at approximately 12:30, Lieutenant P. Parks conducted a traffic stop for a violation in the 1100 block of Hamilton Street.
The driver, Marceles Joshua Hawkins, 27, of Roanoke Rapids, was found to have outstanding warrants and a revoked driver’s license.
Hawkins was arrested and charged with obtaining property by false pretense, uttering a forged instrument, driving while license revoked, expired registration and expired inspection.
He received a $2,000 bond and May 14 court date.
The obtaining property by false pretense and uttering a forged instrument charges stem from an investigation by the Spring Hope Police Department.
A court date for the Nash County charges has not yet been set.
Officer M. Worrell assisted.