January 31, 2015

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Thieves file phony tax returns

Tax return identity theft happens when thieves use your Social Security Number to file tax returns and claim a large refund. You discover the fraud when you file your own tax return and the Internal Revenue Service says they’ve already processed a return using your name and number. Avoiding tax return ID theft starts by […]

Henderson Search Warrant Leads to Cocaine Arrest

James Edwards

On Monday, January 25, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit executed a search warrant at 422 Powell Street, Henderson. An investigation was conducted after the Police Department received complaints of illegal drug activity at this location. James Edwards, 46, 422 Powell Street, Henderson was charged with the following offenses: Possession with […]

Motel Search Warrant Leads to Arrest

Jamel Armstrong

On Thursday, January 22, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit were investigating suspicious drug activity at the Scottish Inn on North Garnett Street. A search was conducted of room 180. Illegal narcotics and a firearm were located within the room. Jamel Armstrong, 25, 223 W. Ridgeway Street, Warrenton was charged with […]

Arrests in Shooting Incident

Patrick McLeod

On Thursday, January 22, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department Criminal Investigation Unit and the Special Operations Unit arrested two individuals for their involvement in a recent shooting incident. On January 12, 2015, Kvon Fogg, 19, 1800 Julia Avenue was transported to Maria Parham Medical Center for treatment of gunshot wounds. Fogg was shot […]

Henderson Vance Crime Stoppers Crimes of the Month – Rewards Offered

Breaking & Entering Larceny Case On November17, 2014 at approximately 8:27 A.M. Henderson Police Department officers responded to 515 Hilliard Street, in reference to a Breaking and Entering Larceny. Upon arrival officers talked to Robert Ray Moorefield Jr. who stated that someone had broken into his residents and Shed Severalitems were taken. The Henderson Police […]

Search Warrent Leads to 4 Arrests on Drug Charges

Dwana Marrow

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Unit executed a search warrant at 305 Main Street, Henderson. During the search, officers recovered heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana, pills and three firearms. The following individuals were charged as a result of the investigation: Quincy Batchelor, 23, 1901 NC 39 South, Henderson […]

Information Sought for Monday Shooting – Reward Offered

On Monday, January 12, 2015, members of the Henderson Police Department Patrol Division responded to Party Pick Up, 655 N. Garnett Street, Henderson in response to someone being shot. When officers arrived, the investigation revealed that the incident had not transpired at Party Pick Up but in fact had occurred at China Kitchen, 511 East […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Turn that gift card into a gift, soon

Gift cards you got over the holidays should be considered cash that needs to be spent, and sooner rather than later. If you set a gift card aside planning to use it in the future, you could be out of luck. The store could go out of business, or close the location near you making […]

Search Warrant Yields Heroin Arrest

Kareem Welfare

The Henderson Police Department Special Operations Division and members of the Oxford Police Department concluded a joint investigation into the sale of heroin in the Henderson and Oxford areas. Members of both departments simultaneously executed search warrants at two residences in the Henderson area. Search warrants were sought and obtained for the residences located at […]

Traffic Stop Ends in Shooting, Suspect Shot at Officer, then Self

On January 2, 2015 at approximately 1:34 PM an officer of the Henderson Police Department Patrol (Operations) Division made a traffic stop in the area Winder Street and Harriet Street. The Henderson Police Officer was confronted by the driver who produced a handgun and fired upon the officer. The officer was not struck and returned […]