Nashville man faces forgery, fraud charges


From Staff Reports

Sunday, November 12, 2017

A 36-year-old Nashville man has been charged with forging checks belonging to an 84-year-old Rocky Mount man.

Charles Raynol Gillespie was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of forgery, two counts of uttering and unlawful obtaining of a credit card. It is not clear if the checks and credit cards were stolen or lost. Gillespie is being held under a $25,000 bond in the Nash County jail.

Anyone with information any crime rn Rocky Mount 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:


34-year-old woman on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

57-year-old woman on the 400 block of Kingston Avenue.

34-year-old woman on 1200 block of Opposum Trot Lane.

42-year-old woman assaulted with a handgun on the 100 block of South Pine Street.

20-year-old woman on the 1500 block of Charter Drive.

46-year-old woman on the 3200 block of Sunset Avenue.

44-year-old man assaulted with a handgun on the 1700 block of Parkridge Road.

34-year-old man on the 800-block of South Tillery Street.

47-year-old man on the 1600 block of Benvenue Road.

25-year-old male assaulted with a handgun at an unknown location near or on Grace Street.

39-year-old woman assaulted with a handgun on the 800 block of South Oine Street.


1100 block of Williford Street; stolen, medication.

300 block of Cokey Road; stolen, bicycle.

1500 block of Benvenue Road; stolen, cash.

200 block of Thunder Road; stolen, laptop and jewelry

1100 block of Brownview Drive; stolen, handgun, handgun magazine and cash.

4100 block of Sunset Avenue; stolen, registration plate.


100 block of Nandina Court; stolen, laptop, gaming system and clothes bag.

500 block of Marigold Street; stolen, cash; damaged, two windows.

300 block of Earl Street; stolen, cash.

300 block of Herron Street; stolen, television and pellet gun.

700 block of South Pine Street; stolen, television.

2300 block of Blue Willow Lane;stolen, video game systems and cell phone.


100 block of Western Avenue; stolen, clothing and security cameras.


2003 Mazda 6 on the 1100 block of Nashville Road.

Yamaha Scooter on the 600 block of Arrington Avenue.


2011 Hyundai Sonata on the 100 block of SE Main Street.

2007 Infinity G35 on the 1900 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

2014 Toyota Camry on the 400 block of South Church Street.

2017 Kia Forte on the 300 block of South Howell Street.


200 block of Ashland Avenue; damaged, 2003 Buick Lesabre

700 block of South Howell Street; home and car damaged by undetermined firearm.

100 block of Coastline Street; damaged, two windows belonging to the city of Rocky Mount.

2900 block of Sunset Avenuel; damaged, 2015 GMC Terrain.