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Man found sleeping in car at intersection arrested for DUI

A Bracey man has been arrested for Driving Under the Influence after he was discovered asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle, which was sitting in the roadway at the intersection of Hwy 903 and Blackridge Road in the Bracey area over the weekend. Authorities, as well as rescue personnel were dispatch

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-03-20 18:13:00

Daniels found guilty - South Hill Enterprise: News

Dakerie JeanneDaniels, the last of three co defendants to be tried in the January 24, 2016 murder of Terrance Terrell Coleman in Boydton was found guilty last week on six out of seven charges lodged against her. Daniels was found guilty of first degree murder during a robbery or break-in, robbery, b

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-03-20 18:15:00

Three killed in Warren County fire

Three people were killed in a fire at 207 Watson Road in Norlina over the weekend. (EMILEE JONES / Dispatch Staff) Three people were killed in a fire at 207 Watson Road in Norlina over the weekend. (EMILEE JONES / Dispatch Staff) Three people were killed over the weekend in a fire at a Warren County

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2018-03-19 22:30:18

Man arrested on assault charges

A man already facing charges related to inappropriate contact with a minor has been arrested for assaulting a pregnant female. Austin Tyler Rabb, 19, of Roanoke Rapids, was arrested Saturday by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office and, according to court records, was charged with assault on a female,

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-20 17:41:00

Senator resigns and takes a job that pays $100,000 more

State Sen. Angela Bryant, a Nash County Democrat, resigned her seat over the weekend and was appointed to the state's Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission on Monday. Bryant's official resignation letter was dated and effective Sunday, but was not received by the Senate principal clerk unt

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 16:34:00

Chase City Police Chief pleads with youth to stop the violence

"It's time for peace, it's time for comfort, it's time for love," Chase City Police Chief, J.A. Jordan said at Bluestone High School student Evan Smith's funeral this past Saturday. Smith was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds around midnight on Sunday, March 11 near the 200 block of Endl

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-03-20 18:14:00

Police looking for man who robbed Chesterfield convenience store at gunpoint

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Police are investigating a late Monday night robbery at a Chesterfield convenience store. The robbery happened around 10:45 p.m. at the Mapco Express, located at 10150 Hull Street Road. Police said a man entered the business, displayed a gun and demanded money from

WRIC TV - 2018-03-20 11:13:38

Officials searching for 20-year-old in Nash County

Nashville, N.C. - The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, James O Tobin. Tobin, 20, is described as an Asian male with short black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. He is believed to be suffering from dement

WRAL - 2018-03-19 10:59:11

Garner Magnet High School student charged after bringing handgun, drugs to school

A 17-year-old was charged Wednesday after he was found with a gun at Garner Magnet High School. Garner police said James Tyrone Davis Jr. was charged with possession of a weapon on a school campus and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana after he was found with a Ruger handgun at the


Teen in custody for Chase City murder

An 18-year-old Chase City man is dead and a 17-year-old is in custody after a shooting incident that took place in the 200 block of Endly Street in the early morning hours on Sunday. Officers with the Chase City Police Department were dispatched to Endly Street at approximately 12:14 a.m. on Sunday


Lake couple victimized in crime spree

Lake Gaston residents mourn the death of one of their own as well as the senseless injury of another during a home invasion Friday. At about 11 a.m., Friday, Roanoke Wildwood and Longbridge Fire Departments were called to the G-section of the Wildwood Point Subdivision where they found a home totall


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


Man accused of trafficking 5,000 grams of meth

Greenville - A High Point man is behind bars here in Greenville after being arrested over the weekend on drug charges. Brandon Wright was arrested Sunday. Wright is accused of trafficking more than five-thousand grams of meth. Ge faces two felony counts each of trafficking and conspiring to traffic


Changes may bring opportunities to county

HALIFAX - Halifax County has some changes in the works, as presented in Monday's Board of Commissioners meeting. Cathy A. Scott, county economic development commission executive director, presented the board with some recent developments, two of which concern the Becker Village Mall in Roanoke Rapid


Sheriff: NC deputy killed while trying to make traffic stop

TARBORO, N.C. (WRAL-NBC) -- An Edgecombe County deputy died in a crash Sunday evening while trying to make a traffic stop, Sheriff Clee Atkinson said Monday. Deputy David L. Manning spotted a Nissan Altima speeding on N.C. Highway 111 north of Pinetops shortly after 6 p.m. and made a U-turn to follo