Two Fugitives Arrested In Traffic Stop

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation.

A deputy stopped a vehicle around Heritage Lane on NC 48 and noticed that the driver and passenger were very anxious. Officials say the passenger ran from the car while the deputy was writing a ticket.
Deputies soon learned the passenger was Terrell Maurice Benjamin, a fugitive from New York who has been on the run since September 2008. The driver, Theresa Yvette Moody, was wanted in Northampton County for outstanding warrants for worthless checks. Both were arrested.

Moody was turned over to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office. Benjamin is in Halifax County jail where he is awaiting extradition and has a court date set for November 24.


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  • by The Wise One Location: NC on Oct 20, 2009 at 08:37 PM
    He looks embalmed. He needs some chapstick for those lips.
  • by American Biker on Oct 20, 2009 at 07:54 PM
    Police Brutality . They've done beat his eyes until they're swollen shut. Who got it on video? Call Sharpton, Call Jackson, Call Barber
  • by Mom Location: NC on Oct 20, 2009 at 03:16 PM
    Hello God, its me Terrell.
  • by PUREBREAD on Oct 20, 2009 at 12:55 PM
    I know rap will run anybody crazy,but to sleep? That would definitly been my LAST guess.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 20, 2009 at 08:12 AM
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  • by Anonymous on Oct 20, 2009 at 07:10 AM
    "Wake up shug Honey? you got arrested. Honey?" They did not say he died in the report!
  • by Mom Location: NC on Oct 20, 2009 at 06:43 AM
    If he was not sleeping at the wheel they would have never caught him.
  • by Barlow Location: Winterville on Oct 20, 2009 at 06:00 AM
    Look he is still hiding in the dark! Wake Up! You're under arrest! Hope he wasn't driving like that?
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