Woman jailed after fight with co-worker


From staff reports

Sunday, January 7, 2018

A fight Wednesday between two female employees at UniFirst Uniform Services on the 800 block of South Church Street sent one woman to the hospital and the other to jail.

Constance Spellman, 34, reported that she had been assaulted by a fellow employee just before 7 a.m. Wednesday. Police arrived to find that she had been reportedly assaulted with a hammer in the midst of an argument with Ursula Nicholson. Spellman was transported to the hospital where she received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department said Nicholson turned herself over to police later in the day. Nicholson was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serous bodily injury and was held briefly at the Nash County Detention Center before being released under a $20,000 bond.

Anyone with information about this or any other crimes is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 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:


52-year-old man on the 4600 block of Morning Glory Way.

28-year-old man on the 1100 block of Jeffreys Court.

68-year-old woman on the 2700 block of Stewart Lane.

27-year old woman on the 1800 block of Toms Trail.

48-year-old man on the 3700 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

27-year-old man on the 4400 block of Sunset Avenue.

19-year-old woman on the 2100 block of Tanglewood Road.

38-year-old man on the 4400 block of Jacobs Avenue.

34-year-old woman on the 800 block of South Church Street..


600 block of South Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, wallet and contents.

300 block of West Raleigh Boulevard; stolen, cellphone.

1700 block of South Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, equipment; damaged, fencing.


900 block of Branch Street; stolen, heater.

1600 block of Clark Street; stolen, television, video game systems and games.

500 block of Matthew Street; stolen, television.


2013 Nissan Altima on the 100 block of Bowie Place.

2013 Dodge on the 4200 block of Ketch Point Drive.

2004 Chevrolet Pacifica on the 1400 block of Jeffreys Road.

2004 Honda Accord on the 100 block of Sunset Harbor Lane.


1400 block of Hunter Street; damaged, baby formula.

100 block of Jeffries Cove; damaged, door.

300 block of Craig Street; damaged, vinyl siding and window.