Live bait and deep-trolling are producing some good striper catches, although the fish are running small. White perch continue to be caught, jigging in the creeks with Hopkins Shorties. Walleye are taken along with the white perch.
The Mecklenburg Sheriff's office is investigating an armed robbery at a home in the Merrymount Subdivision on Lake Gaston. The Sheriff says the 911 operator got a call just after 10 a.m. on Monday, November 24, 2014. The caller said someone was breaking into his home at 87 Botetourt Court. While police were enroute, 911 was told there were two suspects inside the residence and the call was upgraded to a home invasion, armed robbery in progress.
The Roanoke Valley has encountered several reports of a new Internet scam and virus, according to Capt. Chuck Hasty of the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office. Hasty said the Sheriff’s Office has received these reports and identified the scam as “The your computer has been locked” virus.