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13 hrs ago | via Richmond County Daily Journal
A local funeral home owner is facing numerous criminal charges, including an out-of-state probation violation, and spent his birthday behind bars. David Harrington, owner of Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Services, was arrested by Rockingham police July 21 - the day before his 43rd birthday - on a felony charge of obtaining property by false pretenses. Comment?
Friday Jul 22 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
Three young men, including a 16-year-old are charged assaulting a man and stealing a broken phone and a pack of cigarettes. According to arrest warrants, the trio left the victim with a broken jaw, multiple cuts, bruises and facial swelling on July 12. One of the defendants, 19-year-old David Jesse Powell Jr., of Rockingham, allegedly threatened the victim with a revolver prior to the assault. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
Investigators say several leads led to the identification of the suspects: 18-year-old Jimiel Lovon Lindsey and 16-year-old Kevin Orlando Bowe Jr. Lindsey and Bowe are accused of killing Benovente Jesus Dominguez on a path near two apartment complexes off Biltmore Drive on June 23 and robbing him of an unspecified amount of U.S. currency, according to the Rockingham Police Department. Investigators still have not said how the victim was killed, but a caller to 911 described hearing a gunshot and described the gruesome discovery. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
A Richmond County woman is facing prescription drug charges in Moore County, after deputies there say she was getting pills by withholding information from health care providers. Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey on Monday announced the arrest of 58-year-old Windlane Patterson Evans, of Cherokee Street in Rockingham on multiple felony drug charges. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
Three people from Richmond County and two from Scotland County are facing gambling charges following an investigation into the operation of illegal poker machines by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. Deputies executed two search warrants - one on Breanner Street, west of Rockingham, the other on U.S. 1, south of Rockingham - last Friday, recovering a total of eight machines, according to a late Tuesday release from the sheriff's office. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 12 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
Police are investigating a late-night altercation over the weekend that sent one man to the hospital with a gunshot wound. Chief Billy Kelly said Tuesday that officers responded to a call around 1:47 a.m. Sunday about possible gunshots in the area of McNair Road. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
The community garden located at the Hitchcock Creek Steele Street access point is in its third season this year, but unfortunately so is the theft occurring there. The garden is a partnership with the city, said Susan Kelly with the Richmond County Cooperative Extension Office, and plots have no trouble being rented even though theft is a big problem. Comment?
Monday Jul 4 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
The man told Richmond County sheriff's deputies he was standing in his yard on Rohanen Avenue in East Rockingham when a vehicle drove by and someone shot, according to Chief Deputy Mark Gulledge. FirstHealth EMS arrived and loaded the victim into an ambulance. Comment?
Jun 27, 2016 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
Police have charged a Hamlet man for allegedly racking up more than $180 in purchases on a stolen bank card. According to warrants taken out by the Rockingham Police Department, 45-year-old Willie Harris Mudd III, of Dirt Road, south of Hamlet used the card at several Rockingham businesses. Comment?
Jun 23, 2016 | via Richmond County Daily Journal
Police arrested 20-year-old Devion Marquis Ward, of Rockingham, on Tuesday and 21-year-old Shakeim Pleasure Weeks, of Hoffman, on Wednesday. A 17-year-old suspect, whose name has not been released because of his age, was arrested the day of the shooting. Comment?
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