Missing NC Man William Andy Banks Jr Range Rover Found Abandoned In VA

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — The vehicle of William “Andy” Banks Jr., the Raleigh, North Carolina man who went missing after meeting someone to sell his Range Rover Saturday, has been located abandoned across state lines in Pittsylvania County, Virginia on Monday.

Banks, 39, was last seen around 2 p.m. Saturday near Cameron Village in Raleigh, home to a chic shopping center of the same name. The vehicle was located in Danville.

According to Raleigh Police, Banks was supposed to meet someone in the K&W Cafeteria parking lot about selling his 2011 Silver Range Rover Sport, according to reports. Local reports said the restaurant is currently closed and cameras from nearby businesses point away from the parking lot.

The Danville police department is assisting Raleigh Police Department.

Anyone with possible information that might help locate Banks is asked to contact Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

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Geo quick facts: Pittsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,506. Chatham is the county seat. Pittsylvania County is included in the Danville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

NC Teen Zaequan Deloatch ID’d As Victim Shot Dead In Raleigh Wednesday Night

RALEIGH, NC. (THECOUNT) — Zaequan Deloatch, of Fuquay-Varina, NC, has been identified as the teen fatally shot in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wednesday night.

Deloatch, 17, was killed in a Raleigh shooting on Wednesday night on Ducking Way, near Food Lion.

According to reports, Deloatch was found suffering from gunshot wounds while in the 5400 block of Duckling Way just before 11 p.m. Wednesday night.

Deloatch was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

No suspect information was given.

According to social media, Deloatch attended Fuquay-Varina High School.

Raleigh police are investigating as a homicide, reports ABC11.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation of the incident is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP.

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Geo quick facts: Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina. It’s known for its universities, including North Carolina State University. The number of technology and scholarly institutions around Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham make the area known as the Research Triangle. The North Carolina State Capitol is a 19th-century Greek Revival–style building with a statue of George Washington dressed as a Roman general in its rotunda – wikipedia.

Sunday Shooting Reported Raleigh ‘Club 30+’ On Rush Street Follows 2018 Shooting

RALEIGH, NC. (THECOUNT) — In August 2018, police investigated a shooting at “Club 30 Plus” [Club 30+] – and now another shooting has occurred at the popular adult nitespot, according to Sunday morning reports.

Early Sunday, (Dec 8,) a shooting was reported at the nightclub located in southeast Raleigh early Sunday morning.

The Raleigh Police Department responded to Club 30+, located at 308 Rush St., around 1:30 a.m. on reports of shots fired.

Police did not confirm if anyone was shot, but dozens of people huddled outside the club were visibly upset, according to WRAL’s photojournalist. Crime scene tape surrounded the club, and police were investigating, reports WRAL.

On Facebook, Club 30+ is advertised as a dance club “where the grown folks party.” The club is open until 3 a.m. on weekends, according to a sign on its door.

Back in 2018, a shooting played out at the same location involving a subsequent vehicle crash:

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Geo quick facts: Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina. It’s known for its universities, including North Carolina State University. The number of technology and scholarly institutions around Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham make the area known as the Research Triangle. The North Carolina State Capitol is a 19th-century Greek Revival–style building with a statue of George Washington dressed as a Roman general in its rotunda – wikipedia.

College Bound Sanderson HS Basketball Star Desmond Jenkins Shot Dead In Raleigh Friday Night

RALEIGH, NC. (THECOUNT) — Desmond Myles Jenkins, who was a star basketball player during his time at Sanderson High School in Raleigh, was killed in a shooting in Raleigh late Friday night, according to reports.

Jenkins, 18, had recently been recruited to play at a North Carolina area college.

Jenkins died after he was shot just after 11:40 p.m. Friday, sources said.

Jenkins played basketball and was a standout on the team at Sanderson, according to his high school coach Brian Shaffer.

“His smile, laugh and spirit would light up a room. I will always remember the pride he had and his love for Sanderson,” Shaffer wrote on Twitter. “He truly was a great human being. Thank you Dez for all that you taught me,” reports WNCT.

The Friday night shooting occurred in north Raleigh in the 9400 block of Prince George Lane, according to police.

Jenkins was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

According to the head basketball coach of Vance-Granville Community College, Jenkins was set to attend the college in just weeks.

“Please pray for the family of Desmond Jenkins,” Gregory E. Ackles Jr. wrote on Twitter. “He was one of our incoming freshman who was murdered last night in Raleigh. Just in disbelief.”

The college has fall semester classes beginning as soon as August 19.

Ackles also tweeted a photo of Jenkins in a Vance-Granville Community College basketball shirt at a table with the college logo in the backdrop.

Homicide detectives are searching for a black Chevrolet Avalanche with chrome rims, which was seen in the area. The vehicle may have a star decal in the rear window.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the tragic shooting should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina. It’s known for its universities, including North Carolina State University. The number of technology and scholarly institutions around Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham make the area known as the Research Triangle. The North Carolina State Capitol is a 19th-century Greek Revival–style building with a statue of George Washington dressed as a Roman general in its rotunda – wikipedia.

NC Pair Enzo Niebuhr Jody Anderson Arrested After Raleigh Confederate Monument Defaced With KKK Hoods

RALEIGH, NC. (THECOUNT) — Jody Anderson and Enzo Niebuhr have been identified as suspects accused of climbing a Confederate monument in Raleigh, North Carolina, and placing Ku Klux Klan hoods on the statues.

The suspects were detained Sunday during a protest near the North Carolina Women of the Confederacy monument. The monument is located in the capital of Raleigh near the State Capital.

Police said Niebuhr and Anderson are charged with defacing a public monument and disorderly conduct. The reports did not say whether the two have attorneys who can speak on their behalf. reports wwaytv3.

The news outlets quote the “Smash Racism Raleigh” group as saying that its members were holding a peaceful protest to provide context about the history of the statues. The group says Niebuhr and Anderson shouldn’t have been arrested.

Geo quick facts: Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina. It’s known for its universities, including North Carolina State University. The number of technology and scholarly institutions around Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham make the area known as the Research Triangle. The North Carolina State Capitol is a 19th-century Greek Revival–style building with a statue of George Washington dressed as a Roman general in its rotunda – wikipedia.

Who Is Alysa Bathrick? And Why Did Her MUG SHOT Go Viral?

What is the world coming to when a pill-pusher can become “Miss popular?” Meet Alysa Suguro Bathrick, the young woman arrested for slinging Xanax whose self-released mug shot then went viral.

Bathrick lives in North Carolina, and now has a date with a judge, oh, and she also has garnered 2,500 Twitter followers since her arrest.

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In the tradition of Jeremy Meeks, let’s hope Bathrick also fades back into obscurity.

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After N.C. Woman Arrested GUN Found In Hidden In Weave

Raleigh, N.C., authorities got a shock after arresting a woman at a nightclub and finding a gun hidden in her hair weave.

The Sheriff’s Office said the woman, Tiffanie Lizette Bass, was in the booking area of the Detention Center, but had not yet been processed into the jail area when the gun was located.

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Bass, 32, a convicted felon, was charged with resisting an officer, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a stolen firearm.

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