Man arrested in Roanoke Rapids served on outstanding Spring Hope warrants.


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.