If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at or submit a Web Tip .  You do not have to give your name.  CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous. 
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March 16, 2024

On Saturday 3/16/2024 at approximately 7:17 AM, Northampton County Sheriff's Office responded to the Gaston Boat Landing initially in reference to a one vehicle wreck.
Upon arrival and investigation, a 19 year old black male of Roanoke Rapids area was found to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds upon the body.
This incident has been determined to be a homicide. Northampton County Sheriff's Office and NC State Bureau of Investigations will be assisting Gaston Police Department with this investigation. 
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the investigating agencies or submit a tip through Northampton County Crime Stoppers website or P3 Tips App.



Drug Investigation
December 29, 2023

On December 29, 2023, Northampton County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit, Criminal Investigation Division, and patrol deputies, along with the assistance of Conway Police Department, Hertford County Sheriff's Office and Ahoskie Police Department executed a search warrant at an apartment in Conway, NC.
The search warrant stemmed from numerous complaints from local citizens about drug activity in the apartment complex as well as multiple complaints of shooting in this area along with a thorough investigation within this apartment area / apartment.
During the search of the apartment, law enforcement located three firearms, fentanyl, powder cocaine, 17.6 grams "crack" cocaine, and 401.7 grams marijuana. 41-year-old Maurice Deloatch of Conway was arrested and charged with Possession of Weapon of Mass Destruction, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, PWIMSD Schedule I Controlled Substance, PWIMSD Cocaine, and PWIMSD Marijuana. He received a $170,000 secured bond and next court date scheduled for 1/16/2024.
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December 16, 2023

On Saturday, December 16, 2023, Northampton County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Highway 301 outside of Garysburg, NC in reference to a shooting.
Upon arrival, one (1) male subject had been located and was shot numerous times upon the upper body. The twenty-five (25) year old male victim, Eric Kendall, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 
Anyone with any information regarding this homicide investigation is encouraged to contact Northampton County Sheriff's Office and/or submit a tip through Northampton County Crime Stoppers. 



Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling
November 12, 2023

On Sunday 11/12/2023 at approximately 11:05am, a grey in color Nissan four door car with tinted windows, chrome with black accent rims, pulls into a local public housing area and began firing a rifle style firearm into an occupied dwelling. The suspect is described as wearing a white shirt and tan pants. We need the public's help in trying to identify the owner and/or occupant(s) of this vehicle. 
Thankfully nobody sustained injuries during this act of violence. 
Northampton Co. Sheriff's Office is the investigating agency.


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