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Halifax police probe burglary, thefts

Town of Halifax Police are investigating a burglary that occurred between July 23 and July 31 at 734 Hedderly Street, Acting Chief of Police David D. Irby said.    

According to the police report, a person or persons gained entry to the residence through a rear window and stole a Nintendo Wii valued at $300 and a Gateway laptop computer valued at $800.

On July 30, a purse was reported stolen from underneath the front seat of a motor vehicle parked behind Patient Transport in Halifax.  The theft occured sometime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Irby said.  

The purse and its contents were valued at over $200.

Anyone with information regarding these thefts is asked to call the Town of Halifax Police Department at 476-2526 or call the Halifax County Crime Line at 476-8445.  

A reward will be offered for any information leading to an arrest and conviction, the acting chief said.

On July 28, Officer W. R. Wilmoth arrested 52-year-old Joseph J. Crawley of Nathalie after a traffic stop on Bethel Road in Halifax.   

Crawley was charged with felony DUI, driving while his license was suspended, and refusal to submit to a breath/blood test.