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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Family members say the man who fired the shots was not the same Andrew "Jay" Michaelis they knew.
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