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Halifax County fugitive arrested

Posted November 18, 2009 8:54 a.m. EST

— Halifax County authorities arrested a fugitive Wednesday who had been on the run for more than a year.

The sheriff's office received a tip that Terrill Maurice Harrison was at a home on Sycamore Street in south Weldon. Deputies went into the house and arrested him without incident, officials said. 

Harrison was arrested for probation violation, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession with intent to sell and deliver a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while his license was revoked, simple assault and trespassing, authorities said.

Harrison was placed in the Halifax County Jail under a $11,000 bond. His next court date is set for Dec. 7.