Local police officer named top cop in Edenton – Rocky Mount Telegram

RMPD Capt. Henry King Jr.jpgA long-time local police officer is leaving to serve as police chief in Edenton.

Capt. Henry King Jr., a 17-year veteran of the Rocky Mount Police Department, will start his new job on May 7 as top cop in Edenton.

King, 43, said his professional goal has been to be a police chief in Eastern North Carolina.

“I am honored to have been chosen to be Edenton’s police chief,” King said. “I look forward to working with Mayor Vaughan, the Town Council and to getting to know the citizens of Edenton.”

Edenton Town Manager Anne Marie Knighton said King will be a terrific fit for the police department and town. (Read more)

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Trafficking In Cocaine; Conspiracy to Trafficking In Cocaine; Trafficking Heroin; Conspiracy to Trafficking In Heroin; PWISD Marijuana

Nash County Sheriff’s Office added 3 new photos.

April 6 at 1:12pm ·

Release Date/Time:
04/06/2018 @ 13:10 PM

Incident:
Trafficking In Cocaine;
Conspiracy to Trafficking In Cocaine;
Trafficking Heroin;
Conspiracy to Trafficking In Heroin;
PWISD Marijuana

Date:
04/05/2018 @ 9:59 PM

Location:
I-95 near 138 mile marker

Suspects:
Brendon Rashad White
DOB: 07/19/1997, 20 yo, B/M
103 Garwin Drive West, Apt # 4A, Wilson, NC 27893

Cohn Deangelo Hinton
DOB: 10/29/69, 48 yo, B/M
1615 Poole Road, Raleigh, NC 27610

Kendrick Dequan Rogers
DOB: 10/26/1992, 25 yo, B/M
3018 Grey Harbor Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616

HEROIN, COCAINE, AND MARIJUANA TRAFFICKERS ARRESTED ON I-95

On Thursday, April 5, 2018, during a joint investigation involving the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force (TRRDTF) which consists of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office, Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, Spring Hope Police Department, Tarboro Police Department, Nashville Police Department, Wilson Police Department, and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation collaborated with the Nash County Sheriff’s Office Highway Interdiction Team (HIT), the Wake County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration on a traffic stop on I-95 near the 138 mile marker.

The vehicle, a white Hyundai sonata, was stopped for a traffic violation. The Hyundai Sonata was occupied by three males. The traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 1,284 grams of cocaine, crack cocaine, 102 grams of heroin, approximately 6 pounds of marijuana, and 559 grams of an undetermined liquid located inside the passenger area of the vehicle. The occupants were identified as Brendon White, Cohn Hinton and Kendrick Rogers.

Brendon White, Cohn Deangelo Hinton and Kendrick Dequan Rogers were arrested for trafficking in cocaine, conspiracy to trafficking in cocaine, trafficking heroin, conspiracy to trafficking in heroin and PWISD Marijuana. White, Hinton and Rogers were placed in the Nash County Detention Center after received each a $2,000,000.00 secured bond. The three had their first appearance today in Nashville District Court and still remain in custody at the Nash County Detention Center. No further information at this time.

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Rush Limbaugh, other conservatives attack NC school over white privilege handout – News & Observer

The Watch Dog response: I am just trying to figure out how this came about because I don’t see what discussing white privilege got to do with the children. Will someone please help me to understand what is the hidden agenda here? Are they trying to send a message to the non white that you need to get your hat and your coat and leave, hit the road jack and don’t you come back no more? I will follow this to see how it continue to unfold.

RALEIGH – Conservatives around the country are attacking the Wake County school system, a Raleigh elementary school and the school’s PTA over a handout about white privilege that was sent home with students.

There’s been national attention since a minority parent at Hunter Elementary School complained this week that her 8-year-old son brought home a handout on understanding the concept of white privilege — the idea that white people get certain benefits due to their skin color.

School officials say the handout from Hunter’s PTA was only intended for parents. But conservatives, including radio show hosts Rush Limbaugh and Todd Starnes, are accusing local school leaders of trying to politically indoctrinate students.

“The white privilege propaganda being distributed at Hunter Magnet Elementary School is disgusting,” Starnes wrote Wednesday on his website. “To shame children and their parents based on the color of their skin is simply unthinkable in this day and age.” (Read more)