The Vance Organization to Implement Community Excellence started looking at maps Wednesday in planning for its Operation Weed and Seed application to the U.S. Department of Justice, and the first candidate for the program doesn’t involve Flint Hill or Orange Street.
Terry Tracey Taylor Jr. is accused of his aunt’s murder. A slain Henderson woman’s nephew has been charged with her murder after he was found driving her stolen car in Milford, Conn., this week.
Ronald L. Vaughan, 51, of 104 S. Chestnut St. was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with solicitation to commit a felony.
This 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass, owned by murder victim Betty Carey, is missing. Police have released a photo of Betty Overby Carey’s missing 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass in the hope of turning up clues to how she died, and now they are looking for her nephew as a “person of interest” in the investigation.
Betty Overby Carey, 53, was found dead in her Wesley Drive home Sunday morning, and Henderson police are investigating the death as a homicide.
In case you missed John Rose’s radio news this morning, a “suspicious” fire took down most of the former Townsville High School building about 2 a.m. today. Here’s the link to the WIZS-AM (1450) report on the blaze, which we can’t improve on, so we won’t try. Owners Marjorie and Ralph Pegram have our sympathies, and we hope the responsible parties left enough evidence to be caught and convicted. On the positive side, the coverage is another reminder of how …
Jail bonds that are too low are a threat to the community and hinder criminal investigations, members of the Vance County Coalition Against Violence said Thursday night.
Durham police Sgt. Howard Alexander talked a lot about gang clothes and signs during the session on Latino gangs at the Aycock Recreation Complex on Wednesday. He also put to rest a myth about colors: the meaning of the white T-shirt.
Information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer or killers of a Maple Street man is now worth up to $7,000.
Henderson is a good bet to keep its international police accreditation, Police Chief Glen Allen says.
Police Chief Glen Allen has notified the U.S. Attorney’s Office about Henderson’s hope to win a place in the federal Operation Weed and Seed in the fall.
This is what 5 kilos of cocaine looks like when it’s packaged for shipment. Henderson and Vance County law officers found this cocaine in a car on Interstate 85 on Wednesday. Henderson police seized 11 pounds of cocaine from a car on Interstate 85 on Wednesday, the second major cocaine bust during a traffic stop on the highway in about three weeks.
Today’s the chance for the public to comment on the Henderson Police Department in its effort to maintain approval from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
Bullets were flying in Henderson over the weekend, leaving one man seriously wounded and threatening, among others, a 7-week-old boy.
Henderson fire officials estimate that this vacant house at 717 Highland Ave. suffered $30,000 in damage to the structure and the contents in a suspicious fire Monday. The estimated pre-fire value was $57,000. A thirst for free beer early Saturday may prove costly for three Vance County men, according to Henderson police reports.
A traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 85 resulted in the largest cocaine seizure in Vance County history, Henderson Police Chief Glen Allen reported in a news release Wednesday.
A 16-year-old was arrested early Wednesday on a charge of attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, part of a brief outbreak of crime at the fringes of the Old West End neighborhood.
A man wielding a butcher knife robbed Family Dollar at 1450 E. Andrews Ave. of an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in a small green car just before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Henderson police reported in a news release Wednesday night. The bandit was gone by the time police arrived at the store. No one was injured. A search of the area using a description of the getaway car failed to turn up a suspect. Police described the robber as …
A second Creedmoor man has been charged in the armed robbery of a Dabney Drive convenience store Saturday.
The Vance County Coalition Against Violence will take a week off from its meeting schedule out of respect for faith, but the move doesn’t show any lessening of faith in the coalition’s cause.