Police seek suspects in copper theft


From Staff Reports

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Local authorities are investigating the theft of copper wiring from an air conditioning unit at a Rocky Mount apartment duplex.

The theft occurred sometime between April 5 and April 9 on the 100 block of Country Club Road at a property managed by Market Leader Realty.

The wiring is valued at around $3,500, according to police reports.

Anyone with information about this theft or any other crimes 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:


19-year-old man on the 300 block of Atlantic Avenue.

27-year-old man on the 600 block of Amos Street.

20-year-old woman on the 1100 block of Pinehurst Drive.


700 block of S. Taylor Street; stolen, purse.

1500 block of Azalea Street; damaged, window.


Johnson Auto Sales on the 800 block of N. Church Street; stolen, battery charger.


1997 Chevy GMT-400, 2003 Honda Accord and 2015 Nissan Altima on the 1100 block of W. Raleigh Boulevard.

2006 Ford Ranger on the 1000 block of Sunset Avenue.

2003 Chevy Tahoe on the 1100 block of N. Wesleyan Boulevard.


100 block of South Street; stolen, two ATV batteries.

700 block of Kingston Avenue; stolen, wallet, debit card, drivers license, check stubs, cash.

5200 block of Hathaway Street; stolen, license plate.

100 block of Loch Court; stolen, backpack and ballistic vest.

300 block of Atlantic Avenue; stolen, license plate.

200 block Arlington Circle; stolen, cellphone and keys.

3200 block N. Church Street; stolen, credit cards, food stamp card, gas card and medications.

6900 block of N.C. 4; stolen Samsung Galaxy smartphone.


2008 Ford F-150, 2016 GMC Sierra and 2017 GMC Acadia on the 100 block of Ketch Point Court; stolen, Taurus 9 mm pistol, check book, fishing rods and coins.

2006 Chevy Silverado on the 100 block of N. Old Carriage Road; stolen coil air roofing nail gun.

1999 Hyundai Elantra on the 4100 block of Sunset Avenue; stolen, purse, wallet, bank cards, Mexican ID and cash.


1100 block of York Street; damaged, window of Chevy Suburban.

800 block of S. Howell Street; damaged, glass window.


1500 block of Azalea Street; stolen, cash.

2100 block of Toms Trail; stolen, black rope key chain with assorted keys.


29-year-old man on the 700 block of S. Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, cellphone, cash.