Man arrested in Reidsville for parole violation for New York homicide


Jermaine Moorhead

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REIDSVILLE, N.C. — A man wanted for a parole violation for a New York homicide was arrested in Reidsville Wednesday night.

Jermaine Moorhead is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, felony extradition of a fugitive from another state, simple possession of marijuana, and resisting, obstructing and delaying an officer.

Reidsville police responded to the 500 block of Martin Street Wednesday after receiving a tip about a stolen motorcycle, according to a release.

After obtaining probable cause for a warrant to search the Martin Street home, officers recovered the stolen motorcycle.

The resident of the home, who initially identified himself as Damien Muirhead, was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle. After further investigation, authorities determined that the man’s name was actually Jermaine Moorhead, who was wanted for a parole violation in New York.

Moorhead was placed under a $750,000 secured bond and his extradition to New York is pending.

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