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Two stabbed in Halifax County

Posted June 2, 2011

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— Halifax County deputies arrested a man and a woman in connection with two separate stabbings Wednesday evening.

Sgt. Joe Sealey said that John Bradley Jr., 63, of Enfield, stabbed a person in the stomach along N.C. Highway 561 around 7 p.m.

Bradley was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was given a $50,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court June 14.

About 1½ hours after the first stabbing, another person was stabbed in the upper back in the Halifax area, Sealey said.

In that case, Phyllis Renee Mcgee, 47, of Weldon, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and second-degree trespassing. She was given a $5,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court June 8.

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  • Holy Carp. Jun 2, 2011

    Man..this hot weather is making people all stabby. This is the second posted news report of stabbings that I've seen today.

  • ElvisPresleyJr Jun 2, 2011

    Oh and one more thing. For anyone to compare crime in a little rinky dink place like Enfield to Raleigh or Durham, is like comparing apples and oranges. The angle that i'm coming at is via per capita. So once you see the body of work of any given city or town within the state, suddenly little Enfield clearly can identify with my opening line of my original comment...."Enfield is one tough area over in Halifax County."

  • ElvisPresleyJr Jun 2, 2011

    "Did you lived in both counties and all of the cities within those counties?" vsusu2002.... No, I didn't lived in both. Nor do I care to lived in both. Have you ever lived in Wake or Durham County. In addition, have you ever lived in all of the cities and towns within Wake or Durham County?....That's what I though.

  • ElvisPresleyJr Jun 2, 2011

    Enfield averages about 2.9 aggravated assaults per month. After a decrease in crime around 2004, it has been on a steady rise ever since. Most of the residents there have a minimum education such as a high school diploma with many being listed as NOT being a part of the workforce. In addition, Rich Square in Northampton County is one of the poorest counties in the state. Rich Square's percentage of property crimes and violent crimes alone, far outnumbers both the county and states percentages. I stand by my original comment and I love just the thought of debating others on issues such as this. Just because you small town country folks don't live near civilization or the big city, doesn't mean that your little Mayberry towns are immune from crime. You can defend it all you want and that's just fine and dandy. But don't pretend like crime only happens once in a blue moon. Then you would be showing your level of education or lack of.

  • tdesign777 Jun 2, 2011

    Northampton county is spelled as one word. FYI

  • vsusu2002 Jun 2, 2011

    ElvisPresleyJr said "Enfield is one tough area over in Halifax County. In fact, the entire county is a tough area for that matter. Can you even imagine living in a place like Rich Square? Although I believe Rich Square might be in North Hampton County, which is just as bad".

    Did you lived in both counties and all of the cities within those counties?

  • sokersis Jun 2, 2011

    i happen to live in Enfield and though it may be a small town it is not a bad place to live. As I recall there are stabbings all over this state. Everytime I turn on the news I am hearing about something going on in Raleigh or Durham so to hear something in Halifax County happen once in a blue moon to actually be in the news is pretty good. So unless you are from there or have lived there you have no right to judge that area. There are some really nice places to live and some great people that live in our small little town. And if you can't imagine living somewhere then don't move there or add any comments about it. What goes on there is none of your business especially since you have such a negative attitude towards the area.

  • sap0953 Jun 2, 2011

    Quite a difference in the bonds???

  • ElvisPresleyJr Jun 2, 2011

    Enfield is one tough area over in Halifax County. In fact, the entire county is a tough area for that matter. Can you even imagine living in a place like Rich Square? Although I believe Rich Square might be in North Hampton County, which is just as bad.

  • dare107 Jun 2, 2011

    The heat is on! Tempertures rise and so do the assaults and murders!