July 29, 2016

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Don’t get ripped off by AC repairs

Soaring temperatures mean air conditioners are working overtime. If your AC goes out, it may be tempting to get it fixed as quickly as possible, no matter the cost. But try to keep your cool and do your homework before hiring someone to fix your air conditioning. Each year, dozens of consumers contact our office […]

Henderson / Vance 2016 Night Out Against Crime August 2, 2016

In cooperation with the National Night Out Against Crime the Henderson/Vance Night Out Against Crime Committee and the Henderson Police Department will be hosting the Henderson/Vance Night Out Against Crime on Breckenridge Street in downtown Henderson on August 2, 2016. The event is scheduled from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with set-up beginning at 3:00 […]

The Department of Homeland Security Announces the Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program

Courtesy of Senator Angela Bryant: On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Grant Program, with $10 million in available funds. This is the first federal assistance program devoted exclusively to providing local communities with the resources to counter violent extremism in […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Phony tech support and overpayment: two scams in one

For years, crooks have charged victims to repair nonexistent problems on their computers in order to gain access to sensitive personal and financial information stored inside. Now they’ve added a new scam: trying to talk you into long-term technical support that is actually just an excuse to swindle you out of as much as $10,000. […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Fake Tax Collectors Target College Students

The phony tax collector scam has a new twist: targeting college students. North Carolina college students are reporting calls from imposters posing as IRS agents. They’re demanding that students pay a federal student tax immediately, a tax that doesn’t really exist. They may claim the tax is connected to student loans and threaten you with […]

Henderson Police Department Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 the  Henderson Police Department participated in their Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Members of the Henderson Police Department, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Alcohol Law Enforcement, and the Vance County Sheriff’s Office participated. The kick off took place at the flag pole in front of the police department in Downtown Henderson, […]

NCDA&CS conducts card-skimmer sweep in 12 counties

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspectors recently conducted a month long sweep at gas stations across the state looking for credit card skimmers. Inspectors visited 972 stations in 12 counties and checked 8,567 dispensers. The inspectors found three skimming devices. The devices were found in Mecklenburg and Nash counties. Thieves can install credit […]

Possible Domestic Dispute Ends Fatally, Rewards Offered for Information

On May 15, 2016, at approximately 4:00 AM officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to 1524 Dabney Drive in reference to a person who had been shot. Upon arrival, officers found Corey Cheek Jr, 21, of 315 Davis Street, Henderson, suffering from a gunshot wound. Vance County EMS arrived and transported Mr. Cheek to […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Phony Tax Collectors Keep Calling

The deadline to file your income taxes has passed, but scammers posing as tax collectors keep calling. North Carolina consumers are reporting dozens of calls claiming to come from IRS or US Treasury officials who demand immediate payment. The calls include a recorded message that says you owe taxes and threatens a lawsuit or arrest […]

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 […]