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Halifax man charged with attempted murder

Posted March 17, 2011

— Halifax County deputies arrested a Scotland Neck man who they say shot at and tried to kill a woman Thursday.

Investigators said that Steven Drew, 38, fired a .22-caliber rifle at the woman at a residence along U.S. 258, north of Scotland Neck, but missed her.

Deputies said they also found marijuana growing in pots at the home.

Drew was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, simple assault and manufacturing marijuana.

He was placed in the Halifax County jail without a bond. His first court appearance was set for May 4.


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  • outsidelkn-n Mar 17, 2011

    It is not a good idea to commit additional crimes when you are already committing one.
    i.e. trying to shoot/kill someone while growing marijuana!
    ...and in this epsisode of people do the darndest things....lol

  • Ipromiseitwonthurt Mar 17, 2011

    ATTENTION: You are not allowed to fire guns at people or grow marijuana in Halifax county. These kinds of things are frowned upon. Please act accordingly.