CRIME & SAFETY
Hertford man arrested, charged in Winfall slaying
WINFALL — A Hertford man has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of a second man who the Perquimans sheriff says died earlier this month from “blunt force trauma” injuries. Guadalupe Andres Martin, 26, of the 200 block of Meads Circle, was arrested Nov. 15 for the slaying death of Marcos Domingo Velazquez, 43, according to court records. He was charged with murder and is being detained at Albemarle District Jail without bond. ...
DWI Roundup: Man charged after failing to stop at downtown stop signs
A Camden County man who did not stop at multiple traffic indicators in downtown Greenville was charged with driving while impaired. An arrest report from the Greenville Police Department said that Drake Matthew Paul, 21, of 130 Pinch Gut Road, Camden, was arrested by officers early on Nov. 11 in the 400 block of East Fourth Street near South Holly Street in downtown. Court documents indicated Paul was driving recklessly...
Camden Sheriff arrests Texas man on kidnapping, robbery, B&E warrants
Camden Sheriff Alexander Daqauil Trevonne, 26, of the 5200 block of Fairbanks Drive, El Paso, Texas, was arrested Aug. 30 and served with warrants charging him with second-degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon and breaking and entering. He was confined at Albemarle District Jail in lieu of a $145,000 secured bond. Currituck Sheriff James...
Case against Elizabeth City mother accused of leaving infant in car moves forward
SUFFOLK, Va. — The case against a North Carolina mother, accused of leaving her baby in a car while she was at work, will move forward. A Suffolk judge on Tuesday certified the charges against Taina Sanford, an Elizabeth City woman accused of child abuse, child endangerment and murder.
Currituck Sheriff makes arrests for heroin trafficking, cocaine possession
Currituck Sheriff James Rupert Voliva, 59, of the 140 block of Taylors Road, Currituck, was issued a criminal summons Oct. 16 for littering. Courtney Nichole Robey, 23, of the 100 block of Perry Drive, Moyock, was arrested Oct. 16 and charged with simple assault. A $1,000 unsecured bond was set. Brent Tryan Paul, 37, of...
Elizabeth City Police Department seeks information after firearm discharged
The Elizabeth City Police Department is seeking information from the public after vehicles and a building were damaged by gunshots. According to an ECPD news release, on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at around 3:23 p.m., officers of the Elizabeth City Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Roanoke Ave. for a report of shots […] The post Elizabeth City Police Department seeks information after firearm discharged appeared first on The Coastland Times.
Man charged in Perquimans Co. homicide
The Perquimans County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Winfall, N.C.
Homicide suspect arrested after body found in Winfall
A suspect is now in custody in a homicide that happened earlier this week. Guadalupe Andrews Martin has been charged with the homicide.
Crimewatch: Pasquotank Sheriff makes arrests for drugs, assault, FTA
Pasquotank Sheriff Scott Dwayne Bray, 35, of the 700 block of Foreman Bundy Road, Elizabeth City, was issued a criminal summons Sept. 20 of misuse of the 911 system. Anne Lindsey Tholen, 40, of the 800 block of Roanoke Ave., Elizabeth City, was issued a criminal summons Sept. 20 for a charge of communicating threats. ...
Eagle struck by vehicles in Currituck suffers from lead poisoning
CURRITUCK — A bald eagle that was struck by at least one vehicle in Currituck County Wednesday morning is suffering from a chronic case of lead poisoning. The eagle was taken to Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation in Frisco after being struck several times around 9:45 a.m. near Powell’s Roadside Market, which is on Caratoke Highway near the intersection with N.C. Highway 34. Lou Browning with the rehabilitation center said the...
Still no arrest in Perquimans Co. homicide
The Perquimans County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the death of a man they say died from blunt force trauma.
6 charged in connection with Currituck Co. storage facility break-ins
Six people have been charged in connection with multiple break-ins at a storage facility unit in Currituck County, and two of them are speaking out to 10 On Your Side.
Currituck firefighters helped battle western NC wildfire
CURRITUCK — Four firefighters with the Currituck County Department of Fire-EMS answered the call last week. The four traveled to Henderson County, in western North Carolina, to help other firefighters fight to bring under control a wildfire known as the Poplar Drive Fire. The blaze started as an 8-acre brush fire in Edneyville on Nov. 3. But within two days, it had developed into a forest fire burning across more...