Police probe weekend shootings
By Brie Handgraaf | September 15, 2014 - 8:28pm
Two unrelated Saturday morning shootings are under investigation.The first happened about 12:45 a.m. near Calvary and Parham streets.
Employee charged with stealing from store
From Staff Reports | September 15, 2014 - 8:26pm
Tarboro police recently arrested a woman suspected of stealing from her employer in Beaufort County.
Police seize handgun from juvenile
From Staff Reports | September 15, 2014 - 8:23pm
Rocky Mount police reportedly seized a loaded revolver from a teen Saturday night while responding to a report of a disturbance.
Police nab suspect in store theft
From Staff Reports | September 13, 2014 - 11:50pm
Rocky Mount police reportedly solved a larceny from a local business and apprehended a man wanted on theft charges from Halifax County.
Two women arrested at party
From Staff Reports | September 13, 2014 - 12:05am
Two women were jailed Thursday night after a party reportedly got out of hand.
Man charged with assault on acquaintance, police officers
From Staff Reports | September 11, 2014 - 7:25pm
A Rocky Mount man is behind bars following an alleged assault of an acquaintance and law enforcement officers who responded to the scene.
Deputies bust suspected drug dealer
By Brie Handgraaf | September 10, 2014 - 11:16pm
Edgecombe County deputies apprehended a suspected drug dealer and user Tuesday after reportedly witnessing a drug sale in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant.
Suspect charged in string of cigarette thefts
From Staff Reports | September 10, 2014 - 7:40pm
Authorities identified a suspected cigarette thief from surveillance footage and took him into custody Tuesday.
Police nab suspect in April robbery
From Staff Reports | September 10, 2014 - 7:39pm
Rocky Mount police have made an arrest in a robbery that happened in April.
Two charged with food stamp fraud
By Brie Handgraaf | September 9, 2014 - 11:48pm
Two local businessmen were arrested Friday after authorities charge they committed more than $500 worth of food stamp fraud.
Police seek three suspects in assault, robbery of teenager
September 9, 2014 - 8:15pm
A Rocky Mount teenager escaped serious injury early Tuesday morning after he allegedly was assaulted and robbed.
Man charged with check fraud
From Staff Reports | September 8, 2014 - 8:38pm
A Rocky Mount man was arrested Friday in connection with check fraud.
Two suspects sought in weekend home invasion
From Staff Reports | September 8, 2014 - 8:37pm
A Rocky Mount man was not seriously injured despite two men allegedly forcing their way into his apartment and robbing him at gunpoint.
Police seek two suspects in man's robbery
From Staff Reports | September 8, 2014 - 8:36pm
A Rocky Mount man reportedly was assaulted and robbed Saturday night while taking a shortcut through the woods.
Convicted felon faces gun, drug charges
From Staff Reports | September 8, 2014 - 8:35pm
A convicted felon was arrested early Saturday after being arrested by officers responding to a report of shots fired.
Vehicle strikes, kills pedestrian near Nashville
From Staff Reports | September 8, 2014 - 3:25pm
A 19-year-old Spring Hope woman was struck and killed by a vehicle early Sunday morning on N.C. 58 near Nashville.
Edgecombe deputies recover body of murder suspect
From Staff Reports | September 7, 2014 - 6:43pm
The body of a Rowan County man suspected of killing a teenager Saturday night in Richfield and later kidnapping a woman from Guilford County was found by Edgecombe County deputies Sunday in a wooded area near SouthWest Edgecombe High School.
Man charged for drugs seized outside judicial center
From Staff Reports | September 6, 2014 - 1:03am
Rocky Mount police seized heroin Wednesday from a man at the judicial center on Cokey Road.
Drug sweep nets five suspected dealers
By Brie Handgraaf | September 5, 2014 - 9:25pm
Five suspected drug dealers were arrested this week during a crackdown in Nash County.
Police capture suspect in June assault
From Staff Reports | September 5, 2014 - 8:10pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a man Thursday night in connection with a June assault.
Police charge man with felony assault
From Staff Reports | September 4, 2014 - 7:51pm
A Rocky Mount man was injured Wednesday after reportedly being assaulted by an acquaintance.
Gunman charged with threatening repo man
From Staff Reports | September 4, 2014 - 7:50pm
No one was injured Sunday despite a gunman intervening in the repossession of his car.
Drunken driving stop leads to capture of Virginia fugitive
From Staff Reports | September 3, 2014 - 5:56pm
A Plymouth man was arrested Tuesday for driving while intoxicated, which led officers also to charge him on outstanding warrants from Virginia.
Five sentenced on federal drug trafficking charges
September 3, 2014 - 5:56pm
Five people were sentenced Wednesday in connection with a Middlesex drug trafficking operation.
Police seek suspects in hotel room robbery
From Staff Reports | September 3, 2014 - 5:50pm
Authorities are searching for two men suspected of forcing their way into a hotel room and robbing the occupants.