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Two arrested for burglary, shooting gun in Roanoke Rapids

Posted January 5, 2014

— Two men were arrested Sunday morning on charges of burglary and shooting a gun.

Seqwaun Hawkins, 21, and Semajs Short, 16, both of Roanoke Rapids, were each charged with first degree burglary and discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling. The arrests were in relation to an incident early Sunday morning in the area of Key Street in Roanoke Rapids.

Both were each given a $10,000 bond. Their first court appearance is Jan. 29.

Investigators said more charges may be pending.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 593-1019 or Halifax County Crimestoppers at (252) 583-4444.


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