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Man arrested in Baltimore in connection with Halifax Co. murder

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Omar Daquan Ponton, 21, was arrested on first-degree murder charges. Omar Daquan Ponton, 21, was arrested on first-degree murder charges.
WELDON, N.C. -

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has taken into custody a Weldon man charged in connection with a March 24 murder.

Omar Daquan Ponton, 21, was arrested March 28 in Baltimore, Md., on first-degree murder charges in connection with a shooting March 24 on East 11th and Sycamore Street in Weldon.

Ponton was entered into the National Crime Information Center as a wanted person and considered armed and dangerous.

Ponton is being held at the Halifax County Jail under a $100,000 bond.

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