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Sheriff: 13 arrested in Halifax County drug round up

The drug round up was conducted last week when the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, Halifax County Sheriff's Office, South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police, and Danville Police Department arrested the 13 suspects. HALIFAX Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Halifax Coun

WSET - 2018-03-15 16:39:01

Marijuana, cocaine, and firearms seized from Danville residence

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)-- According to the Danville Police Department, Danville police served search warrants at a home in the 700 block of Arlington Road that led to the seizure of many illegal items on Wednesday. Items Danville police seized include 5.75 pounds of marijuana, 4.16 pounds of K 2 synth

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-03-15 21:12:00

Task Force Searching for Red Oak Man

MECKLENBURG - Southside Drug and Gang Task Force and authorities at the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office turned up drugs valued at more than $11,000 following the raid of a Red Oak residence. This raid took place in early March when Task Force members executed a search warrant at the residence of

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2018-03-15 18:00:00

Halifax suspect charged with stabbing boyfriend in back

An altercation between a couple Wednesday night in the town of Halifax led to a Halifax woman being charged with the stabbing of her boyfriend. Sgt. J. Florence charged 43-year-old Joyce Morton of Halifax with a felony charge of maliciously stabbing with intent to maim, according to Halifax Police C

YOURGV.COM - 2018-03-15 16:33:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Police: Gun drawn during possible road rage incident

Henrico police responded to a report of a road rage incident in the county's west end on Friday morning. The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. in the 7000 block of West Broad Street, near the Waffle House and Glenside Drive, and included someone displaying a firearm and using threatening language.

NBC12 - 2018-03-16 19:00:45

Police: search turns up drugs, guns

Danville Police report seizing illegal drugs and weapons during a search Wednesday of a residence along the 700 block of Arlington Road. The seizure, and a resulting arrest, came while officers were carrying out a search warrant, police report. Among the items reported seized are 5.75 pounds of mari

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-03-15 21:09:00

Henrico Police surround woman at Waffle House with guns drawn

HENRICO, Va. - A road rage incident that happened early Friday turned into a separate scene later in the afternoon that had Broad Street blocked off and onlookers watching as Henrico Police surrounded a woman with their guns drawn. A man driving a SUV pulled a gun on the other driver, police said. T

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-16 21:43:34

Six-month 'roundup' ends with 13 arrests on drug charges

A total of 13 county residents face drug charges following a "roundup" conducted last week by Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force, Halifax County Sheriff's Office, South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police and Danville Police Department on Thursday. Sheriff Fred S


Henrico convenience store killer sentenced to 42 years in prison

Jonathan David Edwards HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - A Henrico County man convicted of killing a convenience store owner was sentenced Wednesday to 42 years in prison. Jonathan David Edwards, 21, plead guilty to first-degree murder in the shooting death of Tobacco Town convenience store owner Rajulbhai Pate


'We're sick of it': Students across Virginia participate in National Student Walkout

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) -Students across the country spoke out against gun violence by participating in National Student Walkout. They walked out of class at 10 a.m. The nationwide protest occurred one month after a former student at Stoneman Douglas High School opened fire on students and teachers, kil