Deputies track down suspected sex offender
By Brie Handgraaf | August 26, 2015 - 11:47pm
An Enfield church did not provide sanctuary Tuesday for a convicted sex offender from pursuing law enforcement officers.
Shooting suspect charged with attempted murder
From Staff Reports | August 26, 2015 - 6:10pm
Edgecombe County authorities arrested a Rocky Mount man Monday in connection with a recent shooting that wounded two people in Tarboro.
Authorities bust suspected heroin dealer
From Staff Reports | August 25, 2015 - 6:22pm
Officers from the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force arrested a suspected heroin dealer last week.
Police seek gunmen in early-morning shooting
From Staff Reports | August 24, 2015 - 5:09pm
A 22-year-old man is recovering from a Saturday morning shooting.
Two women charged in nightclub fight
From Staff Reports | August 24, 2015 - 5:08pm
Two women were arrested early Sunday morning after getting into a fight at a local nightclub.
Grocery store altercation leads to two arrests
From Staff Reports | August 22, 2015 - 11:56pm
Two Rocky Mount women were arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting a grocery store clerk.
Police nab second suspect in convenience store break-in
From Staff Reports | August 21, 2015 - 8:07pm
Rocky Mount police arrested the second suspect in a July break-in at a local convenience store.
Three teens charged, three suspects sought in string of break-ins
August 21, 2015 - 7:14pm
Three Pinetops teenagers are in custody and authorities are searching for two additional unidentified adult suspects and a juvenile.
Man charged with identity theft
From Staff Reports | August 20, 2015 - 7:58pm
A Rocky Mount man who already was on probation for credit card forgery was charged this week with identity theft.
Authorities bust suspected heroin dealers
By Brie Handgraaf | August 19, 2015 - 11:34pm
Edgecombe County authorities seized 50 bags of heroin Tuesday and jailed two suspected drug traffickers.
Special team targets criminal activity
By Brie Handgraaf | August 19, 2015 - 11:31pm
Drivers along Nash County’s major corridors might have noticed an increase in deputy presence in recent months since the interdiction team took to the roads to target traffickers.
Former football coach faces myriad of charges
By Sharieka Breeden | August 17, 2015 - 8:43pm
GREENVILLE – A former semi-professional football coach had blue bags full of controlled substances, athletic tape, prescriptions, syringes and other medical supplies in his home during a search on Aug. 4 by the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.
Man suspected of swindling car wash
From Staff Reports | August 16, 2015 - 12:03am
Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected of swindling a local convenience shop out of a car wash.
Four arrested for alleged drug, gang activity in Tarboro
From Staff Reports | August 14, 2015 - 8:11pm
Four people were arrested and charged Wednesday in connection with alleged drug and gang activity in Tarboro.
Authorities seek suspects who scuffled with officer
From Staff Reports | August 13, 2015 - 8:51pm
Authorities from three counties are searching for two men involved in a Wednesday night scuffle with a Sharpsburg police officer.
Gunmen sought in robbery
From Staff Reports | August 13, 2015 - 8:50pm
A man was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning and police are searching for the gunmen.
Officials file no charges in Nashville man's death
By Brie Handgraaf | August 12, 2015 - 10:26pm
NASHVILLE – Police Chief Tom Bashore said the investigation into a Thursday night death indicates the fatal wound stemmed from a fight between two men after a night of drinking.
Man charged with alleged assault and larceny
From Staff Reports | August 12, 2015 - 5:45pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with two incidents, including an assault on his girlfriend.
Deputies nab slaying suspect in Sharpsburg
From Staff Reports | August 11, 2015 - 10:10pm
One man is dead and another is in custody after a stabbing Tuesday in Sharpsburg.
Homeless man charged with attempted murder
From Staff Reports | August 11, 2015 - 6:06pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a homeless man Monday afternoon in connection with an attempted murder that took place last year.
Deputies nab suspected heroin dealer
From Staff Reports | August 11, 2015 - 6:02pm
Twin County deputies worked together Monday to catch a suspected heroin dealer.
Man sought in girlfriend’s assault
From Staff Reports | August 10, 2015 - 6:53pm
Warrants have been obtained for a Rocky Mount man suspected of assaulting and strangling his girlfriend Saturday afternoon.
Suspect charged in shooting incident
From Staff Reports | August 10, 2015 - 6:53pm
A fight between cousins early Sunday morning led a Rocky Mount man to be jailed this weekend.
Accident report leads police to beating victim
From Staff Reports | August 10, 2015 - 6:52pm
Rocky Mount police responding to a reported vehicle collision near the parking lot of the Waffle House on Rowe Drive did not anticipate uncovering a beating.
Police seek gunman who fired at car
From Staff Reports | August 10, 2015 - 6:49pm
No one was wounded when a gunman reportedly opened fire on a car Sunday night.