December 09, 2018

Rocky Mount police are investigating an arson of a vacant residence that occurred this past week.

Sgt. Brad Summerlin, public information officer of the Rocky Mount Police Department, said about 6:05 p.m. Monday an unoccupied home on 1624 Vernon Road was deliberately set on fire, according to…

Man charged with resisting officers

December 07, 2018

Rocky Mount police arrested a man Wednesday for disobeying authorities’ orders.

Victor Lamont Burney was charged with resisting, delaying and obstructing an officer after officers about 10:50 p.m. Wednesday came to his residence in the 700 block of Kinchen Drive to serve an order of arrest on…

Police investigate late-night shooting

December 02, 2018

Rocky Mount police are investigating a late-night shooting in which an unknown shooter fired into an occupied vehicle.

Police are withholding the name of the victim in the aggravated assault that occurred around 3:20 a.m. Nov. 25 on the 800 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

The attack caused $7,…

Third murder suspect jailed

November 30, 2018

A third suspect sought in a recent Rocky Mount bingo hall homicide has been arrested.

Keenan Lyons, 20, surrendered himself to authorities earlier this week and was charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Lyons has previous…