Roanoke Rapids Man Charged With Sex Crimes

A Roanoke Rapids man is charged with eighteen felony counts of sex offenses, including first degree statutory rape.

The Halifax County Sheriffs office charged 39 year old Zyrl Sledge with eighteen felony counts of sex offenses, ranging from first degree statutory rape, statutory sexual offense by a parental role, and indecent liberties with a child.

Authorities say the incidents happened from 1999 through 2001.


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