Man arrested after tailgating police car
From Staff Reports | February 28, 2015 - 11:45pm
Rocky Mount police charged a man on Feb. 21 after reporting he tailgated a marked patrol car.
Police nab one suspect, seek second in card-game robbery
From Staff Reports | February 27, 2015 - 8:53pm
Rocky Mount police arrested one suspected robber and are searching for a second in a caper of a card game at a local hotel.
Deputies bust suspected marijuana dealer
From Staff Reports | February 27, 2015 - 8:36pm
Complaints from local residents led Edgecombe County deputies to arrest a suspected marijuana dealer.
Man charged in wife's assault
From Staff Reports | February 26, 2015 - 5:40pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed Wednesday after allegedly assaulting his wife with a handgun.
Police search for break-in suspects
From Staff Reports | February 25, 2015 - 7:02pm
Police search for break-in suspectsRocky Mount police are searching for three teenage boys suspected of breaking into and damaging a vacant house.
Man charged with selling stolen goods
From Staff Reports | February 25, 2015 - 6:56pm
Man charged in selling stolen goodsA 27-year-old Rocky Mount man was charged Tuesday night in connection with selling stolen property.
Police respond to more than 40 wrecks
By Brie Handgraaf | February 25, 2015 - 11:24am
Officials have been hard at work since before the sun rose Wednesday to clear roadways and help stranded drivers.
Teenager robbed at motel
From Staff Reports | February 23, 2015 - 9:06pm
Authorities are searching for a group of teenagers suspected of robbing another teen Friday night at a motel.
Homeowner nabs suspected burglar
From Staff Reports | February 23, 2015 - 9:05pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed Friday after allegedly being caught in the act of burglarizing a house by the homeowner.
TJ Maxx employee accused in thefts
From Staff Reports | February 21, 2015 - 11:50pm
A Rocky Mount woman turned herself in this week in connection with stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the retail store where she worked last fall.
Teen wounded in accidental shooting
From Staff Reports | February 20, 2015 - 6:18pm
Rocky Mount police are continuing to investigate an isolated accidental discharge of a weapon Thursday night that caused a 16-year-old male victim to be hospitalized.
Deputies nab suspects in string of break-ins
From Staff Reports | February 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
Two Rocky Mount men face nearly 100 charges related to a string of break-ins.
Two charged in flea market break-in
From Staff Reports | February 19, 2015 - 7:59pm
Two Greenville men were charged with breaking into a Macclesfield business in January and one was caught minutes after pawning property from a Pitt County break-in.
Man charged in email hacking
From Staff Reports | February 17, 2015 - 8:56pm
Man charged in email hacking A former employee was charged with illegal use of North East Carolina Preparatory School’s email system.
Tarboro man charged with sex crimes
By Brie Handgraaf | February 17, 2015 - 11:58am
TARBORO — What started as a teenager running away led police to charge a man with kidnapping, indecent liberties along with gun- and drug-offenses.
Business owner charged with illegal prescription drug sales
From Staff Reports | February 16, 2015 - 7:10pm
A local businessman was charged Monday for illegally selling erectile dysfunction and male enhancement medications.
Local woman indicted in postal fraud scheme
By Brie Handgraaf | February 16, 2015 - 7:07pm
A Rocky Mount business owner and a Maryland man were indicted on Feb. 11 in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Postal Service.
Authorities seek assault suspect
From Staff Reports | February 16, 2015 - 7:06pm
Local authorities are searching for a man suspected of assaulting a woman and running from police.
Police seize handgun following traffic stop
From Staff Reports | February 16, 2015 - 7:03pm
Rocky Mount police seized a handgun Friday from a suspected drunk driver.
Employees accused of bilking Walmart
From Staff Reports | February 16, 2015 - 6:33pm
Two Walmart employees were arrested after allegedly being caught defrauding the retail giant in Tarboro.
Woman charged for front porch assault
From Staff Reports | February 13, 2015 - 11:55pm
One woman is behind bars and another is recovering after allegedly being assaulted on her front porch.
Convenience store owner convicted of food stamp fraud
By Brie Handgraaf | February 12, 2015 - 8:10pm
A Rocky Mount store owner was ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution after being convicted of food stamp fraud.
Teen charged in string of break-ins
From Staff Reports | February 12, 2015 - 6:11pm
An Elm City teenager recently was jailed in connection with a rash of vehicle break-ins in the Sandy Cross area of Nash County.
Tip leads to arrest in break-in
From Staff Reports | February 11, 2015 - 10:56pm
It didn’t take long for Rocky Mount police to solve a Tuesday afternoon break-in thanks to the vigilance of a local resident.
Eight teens charged after high school fights
From Staff Reports | February 11, 2015 - 5:52pm
Two fights at an area high school landed a group of teenagers in hot water recently.