November 21, 2014

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 […]

Arrest for Felonious Possession of Marijuana

David Moss

On Friday, November 07, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operation Unit arrested David Spencer Moss, 38, 1569 Beechtree Trail, Kittrell, N.C. Moss was charged with the following offenses: Felonious possession of marijuana; Manufacturing marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia; Maintaining a dwelling for keeping or selling a controlled substance. Moss was placed in […]

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

Armed Robbery Case: On September 24, 2014 at approximately 10:07 P.M. Henderson Police Department officers responded to Wilco Hess, 929 S. Garnett St., in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival officers talked to Taleshia Rainey the clerk who stated that two black males came into the store with a sawed off shotgun and demanded […]

Henderson Police Department Seeking Branch on Federal Heroin Charges, Rewards Offered

Devonjee Kesean Branch

The Henderson Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Devonjee Kesean Branch, 25, 219 S. Garnett Street, Henderson. Branch is wanted on federal charges relating to the distribution of heroin and conspiracy to distribute heroin. Anyone with information is asked to call the Henderson Police Department at 252-438-4141, Vance County Emergency 911 or […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Scammers are selling government documents at inflated prices

North Carolinians are receiving official-looking flyers that appear, at first glance, to be from the government. The flyers contain information about property they own including the address, the year the house was built, and its square footage. Recipients of the flyers are urged to purchase a copy of the deed to their property. A “Please […]

Henderson Man Receives Federal Sentence

Wayne Elliott Hubbard

Wayne Elliott Hubbard, 27, 127 Granite Street, Henderson was sentenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina today. Hubbard received a 42 month sentence after pleading guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The investigation into this matter was handled by […]

CVS/pharmacy and The Partnership For Drug-Free Kids Help Henderson, NC Combat Drug Abuse and Safer Disposal of Unused Medication

Henderson, NC, October 28, 2014 – The Henderson Police Department announced today that it has been awarded a grant from CVS/pharmacy to install a Drug Collection Unit. The new Unit will be located in the lobby of the Henderson Police Department at 200 Breckenridge Street and will provide residents with a safe and environmentally responsible […]