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Cocaine and paraphernalia seized during search warrants

Cocaine and paraphernalia seized during search warrants Roanoke Rapids – The City County Drug Task Force, Hazardous Entry and Arrest Team and the Investigative Division of the Halifax County Sheriff’s office executed two search warrants in Roanoke Rapids on Wednesday June 27, 2018. At approximately 12:24pm, a search…



Woman arrested after using stolen EBT card

On Wednesday April 25, 2018 at approximately 11:30am Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s Investigator G.L. Williams arrested Minnie Marie Price 54 of Roanoke Rapids for obtaining property by false pretense (2 counts) and food stamp fraud.  Ms. Price was given a $5,000 bond and a May 2, 2018 court…


Officer and K9 Partner involved in accident – Roanoke Rapids

At approximately 7:30am this morning (4/26/18) Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s Officer H. Grimes and her K-9 partner “Jimi” were involved in a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Hamilton Street and East 12th Street.  Officer Grimes, “Jimi” and the driver of the other vehicle were unharmed.  …



Man charged with Obtaining Property by False Pretense and Drugs

On Sunday April 16, 2018 at approximately 7:00pm Roanoke Rapids Police Department received a call about a fraud at Walmart, Officer R. Cross responded and spotted the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.  The passenger Sakwon Artavas Bowser 22 of Roanoke Rapids was arrested and charged with…


Woman charged and arrested on Identity Theft Charges

On Saturday April 14, 2018 at approximately 8:45pm Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s Lt. P. Parks conducted a traffic stop in the 900 block of Jackson Street, during the stop a passenger Leanne Elizabeth Hayes 33 of Roanoke Rapids was arrested on outstanding a warrant and order for arrest….


Two arrested with narcotics – Roanoke Rapids

On Saturday April 7, 2018 at approximately 10:30am Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s Officer C. Batchelor was checking on a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a residence in the 300 block of Cedar Street.  During the investigation of the vehicle the passenger Tremaine Devon Simmons 22 of Weldon…


RRPD looking for suspect involved in Sunday shooting

On Sunday April 8, 2018 at approximately 4:30am the Roanoke Rapids Police Department responded to a residence in the 100 block of Collins Avenue about a subject that had been shot.  When Officers arrived at the residence they found the victim inside the residence with serious injuries, the…



Virginia Absconder arrested and awaiting extradiction – Halifax

On Monday March 19, 2018 the Roanoke Rapids Police Department received information on the location of a subject wanted by the Commonwealth of Virginia (Mecklenburg County)   for probation violation.  Around 4:20pm Sgt. M. Peck located Cortney Sherie Groves 33 of Gaston on Smith Church road; she was taken…