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Roanoke Rapids man charged in stabbing

Posted May 7, 2012

— The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection with an April 30 stabbing in the Zoo Road area of Roanoke Rapids.

Ricky Wilson Clements, 54, was charged Saturday with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was given an $80,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court May 16.

Details of the stabbing incident weren't released.

Clements has 11 convictions dating to 1985, including assault inflicting serious injury, according to state Division of Adult Correction records.


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  • ifcdirector May 7, 2012

    Looks like he already got at least three strikes.

  • agman May 7, 2012

    Do our Judges think that our Police Officers just love to chase people like this just for the fun of it? LOCK'EM UP and keep'em there for 30 years. When they get out they will be too old to fight and raise hell. That is the only way that most of these kind of people will ever be corrected.

  • rayh May 7, 2012

    must've fallen in the elevator at the jail, happens all the time

  • May 7, 2012

    hope mitch will be fine,an he did this too.....

  • 12-21-12 May 7, 2012

    what happened to the 3 strikes law?

  • sunshine1040 May 7, 2012

    11 convictions and he is back on the streets would like to here names of every judge so I can do my part to make sure they are not reelected or appointed

  • dwr1964 May 7, 2012

    Can you say habitual criminal? Give him 30 yeas and let him rot in prison.

  • Rebelyell55 May 7, 2012

    Looks like someone whipped him good.