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Child must be present unless you are an expectant parent. If a technician determines that a car seat is required or deems a seat defective or unsafe during the event, a limited number of free car seats will be available on a first come, first served basis for replacement. Arrow Left Arrow Right. The complaint alleges that the distribution activity culminated in a shooting death on July 10, at the Eastern Avenue address.

According to witnesses, three prospective marijuana purchasers who left the residence empty-handed earlier in the day returned to the residence around p. According to witnesses, something like a brick came through the front glass window, at which point two-way gunfire ensued.

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Woods, and others, began shooting from inside and in front of the residence. During the course of the shootout, one individual was shot in the head and neck and killed during an apparent attempt to flee the scene. Woods and others fled his Eastern Avenue residence following the shooting.

According to a separate complaint, on or about September 14, , Merchant was at the convenience store located at Williamson Rd. Witnesses and surveillance cameras showed Merchant approach a vehicle in the parking lot, draw a pistol, and fire at the driver of that vehicle from a distance of no greater than four feet away.

The driver of the vehicle returned fire, hitting Merchant several times. No arrests have been made regarding these investigations. Detectives and Forensics Investigators are currently on scene.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call and share what you know. Alayna and Freddy completed an intense, week culinary course at the Community Solutions Center. Great job to you both! Please help us congratulate the 35th Basic Citizens Police Academy graduates!

This group graduated a 12 week course hosted at the Roanoke Police Academy. Throughout the course, they learned about numerous topics, including forensic sciences, criminal investigations and community policing. Congratulations, and great job! The money will be used to buy training equipment for the RPD K-9s.

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