July 23, 2014

Weekend Alcohol and Drug Patrol Nets 77 Charges

On Friday and Saturday, July 11th and 12th, members of the Henderson Police Department and the N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement Agency participated in a join operation in the Henderson area. The purpose of this operation was to focus on nuisance type open air alcohol and drug violations. Officers in unmarked vehicles patrolled the city streets […]

NC Quick Pass Customers Receiving Fraudulent Emails Regarding Toll Collection

RALEIGH — NC Quick Pass and the Turnpike Authority want to make customers aware that residents in several states, including North Carolina, have reported receiving fraudulent emails stating that they must pay an outstanding toll balance. These emails include a link directing customers to an invoice or payment portal. NC Quick Pass will never request […]

Police Department Investigating Gunshot Wound on Deceased

On Sunday, July 13, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department responded to 2342 Oxford Road, Henderson in response to a deceased individual. Officers found Tommy Lee Key, 70 of the address deceased. Key was found to be suffering from a single gunshot wound. The matter has been turned over to the Henderson Police Department […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Don’t Be Guilty of Falling For a Jury Duty Scam

Serving on a jury is one of our most important responsibilities as citizens, but scammers try to use jury duty to steal from the innocent. In the latest version of this common scam, people in the Fayetteville area have gotten phone calls from a man who claims to be a Cumberland County Sheriff’s Deputy. If […]

130 Bindles of Heroin Seized

Ronald Harrison

  On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit executed a search warrant on room 215 of the Budget Host Inn. The investigation stemmed from complaints of illegal drug sales at that location. Romald Mokey Harrison, 35, 140 S. Elizabeth Street, Henderson was charged with the following litany of […]

Man Arrested on Felony Possession of Ammo and Distributing Heroin

On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Criminal Investigation Division arrested William Albert Bowers. Bowers was charged after a federal grand jury returned a true bill of indictment alleging three criminal offenses. Bowers was charged with one count of being a felon in possession of ammunition and two counts of distribution […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper Alert: Crooks Embrace Crowdfunding

For years, scammers have exploited people’s sympathy by setting up fake charities supposedly to help those in need. But these heartless crooks now have a new way to divert donations to their own pockets. Crowdfunding takes places when someone sets up a way for people to make donations, usually online, for a cause such as […]

Saturday Night Shooting, Rewards Offered for Info

On Saturday night, June 21, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department responded to the intersection of Orange Street and Merriman Street in response to someone shot. Officers found Theodus Williams, 43. 1453 Perry Avenue, Henderson suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Williams was transported to Maria Parham Medical Center and subsequently to […]

2 Arrested in Heroin Charges

Lorenzo Alston

On Friday, June 13, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit arrested two individuals on heroin related charges.   Lorenzo Alston, 24, 876 Burr Street, Henderson was charged with the following: Possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver heroin; Felonious possession of heroin; and simple possession of marijuana. Alexander Trowbridge, […]

Search Warrant Leads to Drug Arrest

Rashod Richmond

  On Saturday, June 14, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit, and the Vance County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 195 Manor Lane in Henderson. During the search officers located 23 Oxycontin pills, 116 grams of marijuana, ¼ kilo of cocaine, 50 grams of crack cocaine and […]