May 20, 2018

A customer celebrated Cinco de Mayo this year by ripping off a Mexican Restaurant in Rocky Mount.

Police are still looking for a customer who ran up a bill May 5 at San Jose Tacos & Tequila on North Wesleyan Boulevard — then skipped out on the check. The customer ordered a taco, three…

Gold teeth grills stolen in vehicle break-in

May 06, 2018

The Rocky Mount Police Department is investigating the theft of six gold teeth grills and other items taken from a vehicle parked on Falls Road.

Police received a report of a vehicle break-in of a 2013 Chevy Tahoe at 8:15 p.m. April 27 in the 200 block of Falls Road. Taken during the crime were the…

Domestic dispute results in arson charge

April 29, 2018

Rocky Mount police arrested a man this past week for threatening to set a home on fire.

Dominique Vanquel Brown was charged with second-degree arson on Monday. Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said officers were called to the scene of a a report of a domestic dispute between…

Woman receives knife wounds in dispute over cigarette

April 22, 2018

A 20-year-old woman was wounded by a knife on Wednesday during an altercation over a cigarette. 

The incident occurred about 8:16 a.m. Wednesday on the 1400 block of Hargrove Street. 

Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said a man and woman were arguing over a…