April 14, 2019

A 65-year-old man was assaulted with a brick Tuesday and them threatened with a knife before being robbed.

The victim was reportedly working at a residence on the 100 block of the Atlantic Avenue and had left the door open to provide ventilation. A black man roughly 6-feet tall with a slim build…

Gunfire damages local tire shop, vehicles

April 07, 2019

It was no April Fool's Day prank when someone shot up the Goodyear Tire on Stone Rose Drive in Rocky Mount.

Police are investigating the April 1 aggravated assault case in which a unknown perpitrator shot into the business while it was occupied. Struck by bullets were a 1998 GMC C1500, a 2008 Chevy…

Police investigate gunshots fired into house

March 24, 2019

Rocky Mount police are trying to find out why gunshots recently were fired into a residence in the southwest section of the city while people were inside.

The incident occurred shortly before 11 p.m. on March 13 in the 600 block of Paul Street, a police report said.

No one was injured, but a…

Recent theft prompts police to issue advisory

March 17, 2019

Rocky Mount police are reminding people not to leave valuables in their vehicles after several items were recently stolen from a minivan parked on Wesleyan Boulevard.

“Be vigilant to remove any items in plain sight,” said Sgt. Brad Summerlin, spokesman for the Rocky Mount Police…