Roanoke delays trash pick up in Grandin Court until public safety concern lifted


(PHOTO: Courtesy Roanoke City)

UPDATE: 4:20 p.m.: Though the shelter in place has been lifted in the area, there is no word when trash pickup will commence.

ORIGINAL STORY — The search for a suspect considered dangerous in the Grandin Court neighborhood caused some disruption in city services.

Roanoke has delayed trash pickup until the public safety concern has changed, according to a statement from the city.

Law enforcement has searched the area for Michel Brown, suspected of killing his mother’s boyfriend in Franklin County. He is considered arm and dangerous.

The city advises residents to leave their containers out for collection.

Residents who may have questions, call (540) 853-2000.


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