April 19, 2014

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Avoid home break-ins while on vacation

Planning to travel over Easter weekend, or looking forward to a trip later this summer? Before you leave, take some simple steps to keep your home and belongings safe while you’re away. Burglars are always on the lookout for empty houses.  Protect yourself by NOT sharing your travel plans on social media sites.  If a […]

52 Pounds of Marijuana Confisicated in Parham Road Bust

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On Thursday, April 10, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department Special Operations Division and the Vance County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 744 Parham Road, Henderson. Officers arrested Mark Anthony Davis and Lawanda Joyce Ragland. Davis and Ragland were occupants of the residence. During the search, officers recovered 52 pounds […]

Suspect Arrested in Shooting at Chestnut and Church Street Friday

On April 11, 2014 around 2:26 PM officers with the Henderson Police Department were in the area of Church Street and Chestnut Street, in Henderson, when the officers heard shots being fired. Officers located an 18 year-old victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers were also able to locate the suspect and took him immediately […]

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

Armed Robbery Case: On Saturday, March 01, 2014 at 6:55pm, members of the Henderson Police Department responded to To Boost Mobile 893 South Beckford Drive to a reported armed robbery. Upon arrival Officers talked to  Stacy Rodriguez.  Rodriguez stated that a black male wearing a dark colored sweet shirt entered the store with a hand […]

Second Arrest Made in BP Station Robbery and Shooting

Marvin Hargrove

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation arrested a second individual in regards to this matter. Marvin Hargrove Jr., 25, 123 S. Cooper Drive, Henderson was charged with one count of first degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and one count of second […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Watch Out For Fake Tech Support

Phony help desk specialists are continuing to target North Carolina consumers. If you get a call or email from someone claiming to be from tech support, don’t give that person access to your computer. According to reports from consumers, the phony specialists claim to be with brand name software or computer companies.  Instead, they’re overseas […]

BP Gas Station Shooting Results in Homicide – Rewards Offered for Info

On Monday, March 24, 2014, members of the Henderson Police Department responded to the BP station located at 615 Raleigh Road in Henderson. When officers arrived, they found the store clerk Ahmed Shahit, 55, 1259 Nicholas Street, Henderson suffering from a gunshot wound. Shahit was pronounced deceased while on scene. The investigation has revealed that […]

Henderson Vance Crime Stoppers Offers Rewards for Waffle House Robbery Info

The Henderson Police Department is currently investigating two incidents of armed robbery occurring at the Waffle House, 942 W. Andrews Avenue in Henderson. The first incident occurred March 13, 2014 at 3:08 A.M. The second incident occurred March 18, 2014 at 12:14 A.M. The suspect in the first event is described as a black male, […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Warm weather brings out driveway scams

Warm weather is just around the corner, and seasonal driveway scammers are already at work. These hit-and-run crooks knock on doors, usually saying they just finished a job nearby and have leftover materials. If your driveway is already paved, they may offer to “reseal” it at a bargain price. But the price turns out to […]

Attorney General Roy Cooper: Grandparent Scammers Try a New Angle

Many seniors have been ripped off in recent years by scam artists posing as grandchildren. In most versions of the scam, the phony grandchild claims to have gotten into trouble while traveling overseas and needs cash to get out of the jam. But some seniors knew that their grandchildren weren’t overseas, so the crooks came […]