Police seek suspects in theft of traffic signs


From Staff Reports

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Rocky Mount police are seeking information about a curious crime that took place on Tuesday in which four construction signs were stolen.

The signs were reported missing by PLT Construction at about 3 p.m. Tuesday at the U.S. 64 ramp onto North Wesleyan Boulevard. Witnesses reported seeing three black men emerge from a white Ford Ranger and a white Chervolet Silverado, snatch the signs and flee from the scene.

The four signs are yellow and black. One warned that the right lane would end ahead, two had images of a right lane closure and one stated that the right lane was closed.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime in the area 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:


53-year-old woman on the 2000 block of Fletcher Drive.

28-year-old woman on the 200 block of Mcintyre Lane.

29-year-old woman on the 400 block of Archer Drive.

59-year-old man on the 400 block of West Thomas Street..


56-year-old man on the 1000 block of Rosewood Avenue; stolen, bicycle.

43-year-old man on the 2900 block of South Church Street; stolen, license plate.

57-year-old man on the 4100 block of Sunset Avenue; stolen, cell phone.

83-year old woman on the 200 block of Enterprise Drive; stolen, wallet and contents.

76-year-old woman on the 200 block of Gateway Boulevard; stolen, wallet and contents.

57-year-old man on the 1100 block of Star Street; stolen, smoker.

47-year-old woman on the 7500 block of N.C. 48 in the Battleboro community; stolen, cellphone.

35-year-old woman on the 200 block of Ashland Avenue; stolen, registration tag.

51-year-old man on the 1300 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, cash.

52-year-old woman on the 600 block of Short Spoon Circle; stolen, computer, credit cards, cash.

Ultimate Tree Service on the 1600 block of East Virginia Street; stolen, chain saw.

Shell Food Mart on the 1300 block of West Raleigh Boulevard; stolen, case of beer.


1100 block of Weathervane Hill Drive; stolen, electric range.

500 block of Clayton Street; stolen, sneakers.

1100 block of Beechwood Drive; stolen, laptop, jewelry, cellphones, cash.

100 block of Brook Drive; stolen, laptop, game consoles and accessories, sneakers.

1200 block of Centipede Drive; stolen, 50” flat screen television.

100 block of Julian Court; stolen, two wedding bands, jewelry, tablets, game controllers, safe, cell phone, headphones, glock pistol, 65” television, Fitbit.


2010 Lexus RX350 on the 100 block of Southern Boulevard; stolen, purse, wallet and contents, iPhone, checkbook.

2010 Lexus RX350 on the 100 block of Walbrook Court; stolen, laptop, headphones, cash.


2006 Honda Odyssey on the 6400 block of Hunter Hill Road.

2017 Nissan Altima on the 900 block of West Thomas Street.

2001 BMW, 1994 Mercury and a residence on the 500 block of Ambler Avenue.

2003 Dodge Durango on the 100 block of East Raleigh Boulevard.

Utility pole on the 700 block of Hazelwood Drive.


1600 block of South Church Street; damaged, window and door.

1400 block of Sportsman Trail; damaged, window.

3500 block of Hawthorne Road; damaged, 2014 Dodge Charger.

Davenport Motors on the 600 block of English Road; damaged, GMC Yukon.

700 block of South Pine Street; damaged by gunfire, single occupancy building.