December 22, 2014

Attorney General Roy Cooper Alert: Utility scammers now using email

We recently warned of scammers calling consumers, pretending to be representatives of Duke Energy and threatening to cut off your power if you don’t pay them right away. Now this scam, which can heat up as the weather turns colder, is taking a new route. Some North Carolina consumers have received phony emails that appear […]

Search Warrant Leads to Drug Arrests

Marvin Harrington1

On Thursday, December 11, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit executed a search warrant at 814 Dorsey Avenue, Henderson. During the warrant service, officers located over 10 ounces of marijuana, one gram of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. , 29, 814 Dorsey Avenue, Henderson was charged with the following offenses: Possession with […]

Henderson Vance Crime Stoppers Crimes of the Month – Rewards Offered for Info

Armed Robbery Case:  On November 09, 2014 at approximately 7:52 P.M. Henderson Police Department officers responded to 4 Bingo parlor, in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival officers talked to Kiara Harris who stated that a black male came up to her vehicle with a hand gun and opened the door of the car […]

Search Warrant Leads to Drug Arrests

Bryan Person

In response to citizen complaints, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit conducted an investigation into illegal narcotic sales at 305 Jane Avenue in Henderson. The investigation culminated Wednesday, December 3, 2014 with members of the unit executing a search warrant at the residence. Bryan Person, 21, 305 Jane Avenue, Henderson was charged […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper Alert: Debit Cardholders Receive Phony Calls

A bank in eastern North Carolina reports that some of its customers are getting fraudulent phone calls about their debit cards. The automated calls, some of which appear to be coming from (305) 259-5499, say your card has been “locked.” To unlock it, you’re told to enter your card number. In fact, your card hasn’t […]

Henderson Police Seeking Help Locating Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder Charges – Reward Offered

Kyree Leamon Williams

The Henderson Police Department is currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating Kyree Leamon Williams, 22, last known address of 609 Orange Street in Henderson. Williams is currently wanted on charges of Attempted Murder and Assault With A Deadly Weapon With Intent To Kill Inflicting Serious Injury. Anyone with information is asked to contact the […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Scammers Use Caller ID to Pose as Cops

Caller ID is helpful, but it isn’t foolproof. In fact, tech-savvy scammers can use it to pose as legitimate businesses or even the police to try to fool you. In a scam reported in Rockingham County this week, a business owner got a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS. The caller said […]

Reports Of Drug Sales Nets Pills and Firearm

Karen Turner

On Friday, November 14, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit executed a search warrant at 832 Arrow Street in Henderson. The investigation and search warrant were prompted by reports of drug sales in the area. During the search, officers discovered a quantity of pills and a stolen firearm. Karen Vaughan Turner, […]

Gas Station Employee Arrested on Drug Charges

Yousef Abdo Ali Saleh

On Monday, November 17, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit and an agent with the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Agency executed a search warrant at Rosemart, 1205 West Andrews Avenue, Henderson. The warrant service was a result of complaints of drug sales coming directly from the store. A search of […]

Henderson Police Department Officer of the Month

John R. Hammond

Chief Marcus W. Barrow of the Henderson Police Department is pleased to recognize Officer John R. Hammond as the Henderson Police Department’s Officer of the Month for October 2014. The Officer of the Month recognition is a departmental award which is given to officers and Sergeants nominated by agency commanders for performance during the previous […]