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RRPD arrest local men

By LANCE MARTIN
rrspin.com

ROANOKE RAPIDS – A traffic stop here Friday morning resulted in the arrest of a Murfreesboro man who had outstanding warrants based on an investigation by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Two other local men – one from Murfreesboro and the other from Woodland – were also arrested on other charges.

Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck Hasty said in a statement that Officer E. Johnson conducted the stop around 1:45 a.m. on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway at Interstate 95.

Narcotics and a stolen firearm were located inside the vehicle and Johnson discovered Kvon Montrell Lassiter, 23, of Murfreesboro, had outstanding warrants.

The outstanding warrants against Lassiter were based on an investigation by Lieutenant C. Boden of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Lassiter was served warrants for burglary, larceny after breaking and entering, common law robbery, injury to property, assault on a female, assault and possession of stolen goods.

Johnson also charged Lassiter for having no operators license and failure to stop for a red light or stop sign.

He received a $10,000 bond and August 15 court date.

Johnson charged Kameron Lamont Pugh, 19, of Woodland, for carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a stolen firearm. The firearm was reported stolen out of Hertford County, Hasty said.

Pugh received a $1,500 bond and September 5 court date.

Michael Lamar Majette, 20, of Murfreesboro, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana. He received a $1,500 bond and September 5 court date.

Master Officer D. Hundley, Officer C. Bachelor, and Officer H. Grimes and her canine partner Jimi assisted in the arrests.

(Lance Martin is the Editor and Publisher of www.rrspin.com. Permission was received to publish this story.)