Thieves steal two vehicles from local business


From Staff Reports

Sunday, October 8, 2017

A break-in Monday at a local repo business resulted in the theft of items worth almost $40,000, and has police trying to find those responsible for the break-in.

Police responded to a report of a commercial break-in at 2:07 p.m. at Elite Recovery on the 100 block of Blue Hawaiian Drive. Police said management told them when they arrived that day, they noticed a fence surrounding the business had been damaged and two vehicles — a 2014 Chevrolet Captiva and a 2013 Dodge Ram — were taken.

Both vehicles were found the same day in a wooded area behind a building on the 2000 block of Tanner Road, but no suspects were found. The vehicles’ value was estimated to be $35,000. Jewelry and a watch that were inside the vehicles were estimated to be worth $3,300. The damage to the business’ fence was estimated to be $400.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.

Rocky Mount police also investigated the following incidents this week:


57-year-old woman on the 500 block of Nelson Street 

31-year-old man on the 100 block of Overton Court

30-year-old woman on the 400 block of North Mercer Street

62-year-old man on the 700 block of Branch Street

30-year-old woman on the 100 block of Shamrock Court

36-year-old woman on the 1400 block of South Church Street

22-year-old woman on the 1000 block of Williford Street

16-year-old juvenile on the 1100 block of West Raleigh Boulevard


300 block of Middle Street; damaged, lock 

300 block of Nelson Street; damaged, 1997 Chevrolet Camaro

100 block of Fox Den Court; stolen, jewelry

1800 block of Sunset Avenue; stolen, handgun, headphones, radio touchscreen

200 block of Mobile Drive; stolen, food; damaged, door

1500 block of Winterberry Drive; damaged, door, door frame; seized, pliers 


Trade-It at 1150 North Wesleyan Boulevard; damaged, display, window


500 block of Lark Lane; damaged, television 


2003 Ford F250 on the 2000 block of Joelene Drive 

2008 Mitsubishi Hayabusa on the 4000 block of Woodstock Court

2008 Kawasaki 360 on the 100 block of Dalewood Drive


2011 Honda Accord on the 700 block of Branch Street 

2017 Nissan Rogue on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road


2006 Honda Crv on the 900 block of Lancaster Street