April 30, 2016

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

Fraud CaseOn February 05, 2016 at approximately 11:30 AM., Henderson Police Officer received a call from Mr. Anderson who stated that someone had used his personal and corporate credit cards at several locations within the city.The Henderson Police Department encourages any person with information related to this case to contact Henderson –Vance Crime Stoppers at […]

Wednesday Open Line

For much of history, a cooked meal was followed by the drudgery of scrubbing the pans used to prepare it. But something was discovered this week in 1938 that changed all that, a solidified refrigerant gas that we now know as Teflon. Developed by Roy Plunkett of the DuPont Company and tested for about 10 […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Warmer weather could bring out Zika scams

Spring is here and the bugs can’t be far behind. With warmer weather may come scams that seek to play on people’s fears of insect borne illnesses such as the Zika virus, which has been spread by mosquitos in Central and South America. Scammers and others who engage in questionable business practices will often use […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Don’t bite on fraudulent emails

Reports of data breaches involving fraudulent emails, commonly called phishing, are spiking. A total of 30 phishing breaches have been reported to the Attorney General’s Office by businesses and other organizations so far this year. Twenty of those reports have come within the past two weeks. That’s compared to eight phishing breaches reported in all […]

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

Assault with a Deadly Weapon inflicting serious injury Case On January 06, 2016 at approximately 1:15 AM., Henderson Police Officers responded to 600 block of Winder Street, in reference to someone Shot. Upon arrival Officers talked to Mr. Kyron Coleman who stated that two black males with dreads and a hand gun jumped out at […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: “Fake message from boss” scam hitting NC churches

Scammers are using phony but real-looking emails to try to steal thousands of dollars from North Carolina churches. A church in central North Carolina nearly fell victim recently, and other churches in the state have also reported the scam to their bank. How the scam works An employee of the church’s finance office receives the […]

Shooting on West Andrews Avenue, Reward Offered for Info

On Monday, February 08, 2016 at 11:24 A.M., members of the Henderson Police Department responded to Gate City Foods, 601 W. Andrews Avenue, Henderson in response to someone being shot. Arriving officers found Tre’shon Cheek, 18, 315 Davis Street, Henderson suffering from a gunshot wound. Cheek died as a result of his injuries. The investigation […]

Henderson – Vance Crime Stoppers Crimes of the Month, Rewards Offered

Break & Entering & Larceny Case On September 19, 2015 at approximately 10:57 AM., Henderson Police Officers responded to 1034 South Williams Street, in reference to a Breaking and Entering and Larceny. Upon arrival Officers talked to Mr. Joseph Yourk who stated that someone had broken into a storage facility and removed 20 tractor low […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Look out for ID theft this tax season

Tax time is right around the corner, and unfortunately ID thieves know it. Remember to keep your guard up against tax identity theft this year. Each year, thousands of Americans’ personal information is stolen by thieves who use it to file tax returns and collect large refunds.  In many cases, victims don’t find out about […]

Henderson Police Department Target Stores Selling Alcohol and Tobacco to Minors

On Tuesday, December 29, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations unit conduct an operation to check compliance of the state’s alcohol and tobacco sales law.  Officers utilized an underage (17 year old) informant and sent him into retail outlets to check compliance.  The underage minor was able to purchase alcohol and tobacco […]