Hertford Police Department Log


Hertford Police have had active week highlighted by a investigation into a shooting and ended with a myriad of incident reports that show that maybe some folks need to consider spending more time in church on Sunday.

HPD is investigating a shooting on Dobbs Street reported at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5. A silver Nissan Versa or Audi pulled up with several young males inside. One male described as slender with shoulder length dreads wearing white jeans, white tennis shoes, and a tan Letterman jacket with light colored arms exited the car.

HPD said the male approached an older resident while he was exiting his car. The older male told the younger male late teens early twenties to stop.

The young man pulled out a pistol and shot at the older man multiple times. The older male was not injured. No one was hurt. HPD collected evidence on scene and are actively working this case.

Anyone with information is highly encouraged to call HPD and ask for Captain Rodriquez. Please call HPD for any activity you deem suspicious.

In other matters, HPD is seeking information about Jamal Dunbar Grandy, who has active warrants for felony fleeing to elude and resisting arrest. Thursday, HPD Sgt Hale attempted to stop a suspicious car with illegal plates on Market St. The vehicle sped off and traveled at speeds exceeding 60 mph.

The driver, Grandy, allegedly ran off the road and fled on foot. Anyone with information is encouraged to call dispatch at 252-426-5751.

Hertford Police Department activity between Jan. 27 to Feb. 7:

1-27 Identify Theft at Artie Street; Officer Castellanos is investigating.

1-29 Drunk and Disruptive. Officer Downing arrested a male at Wynne Fork.

1-29 Hit and Run at Foundation Fitness; Martin is investigating a vehicle hit and run.

1-30 Possession of Stolen Property; Officer Sulliban made an arrest for the possession of a stolen license plate on Market Street.

1-30 Speedway; Officer Burkett is investigating a vehicle hit and run. A white vehicle struck the ice machine and left the scene.

2-1 Larceny. Officer Castellanos investigated a larceny from Food Lion. Warrants are active for Heather Santacroce and Maneyella Willams. Both parties were seen leaving in a Blue Jeep.

2-2 B & E; Officer Webb is investigating Burglary on Pennsylvania Ave. Unknown suspect(s) removed electronics.

2-5 Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill investigated by Sgt. Hale.

2-7 Peeping Tom at Meads Mobile Home Park; Officer Martin is investigating the incident and suspect fled the scene in all black.

2-7 Fraud on Grubb Street; Officer Martin is investigating a personal identification fraud case.

Anyone with information on any of the cases above is highly encouraged to call Sgt. Hale at 252-426-5587.

2-8 Larceny at the Dollar General; Officer Martin is investigating and warrants have been issued for Tony Sutton.

2-10 Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury Wynne Fork; Officer Castellanos secured a juvenile for the offense.

Staff writer Miles Layton can be reached at mlayton@ncweeklies.com