Gun seized from covicted felon
From Staff Reports | October 20, 2014 - 6:47pm
A convicted felon was arrested Saturday afternoon when officers seized a revolver from him.
Woman busted for drug possession at hotel
From Staff Reports | October 18, 2014 - 11:47pm
A Goldrock woman was jailed on Oct. 14 after police said they seized three different kinds of drugs from her.
Joint operation snares 34 suspects
By Brie Handgraaf | October 18, 2014 - 12:07am
A man wanted on attempted murder charges and a businessman accused of selling illegal narcotics out of his store were among 34 suspects arrested this week in a multi-agency effort dubbed Operation First Frost.
K-9 team tracks down teen burglary suspects
By Brie Handgraaf | October 17, 2014 - 9:01pm
TARBORO – Police K9 Tazer and his handler, Cpl. Mike Trevathan, helped apprehend Wednesday three teenagers suspected of breaking into a house.
Deputies bust suspected drug dealers for second time in 10 days
By Brie Handgraaf | October 17, 2014 - 7:52pm
PRINCEVILLE — Edgecombe County authorities arrested two suspected drug dealers Friday for the second time in 10 days.
Police seek gunman in store holdup
From Staff Reports | October 16, 2014 - 7:52pm
Authorities are searching for Rocky Mount man suspected of robbing a convenience store Wednesday night at gunpoint.
Man sought in ex-wife’s assault
From Staff Reports | October 15, 2014 - 8:11pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for a man accused of assaulting his ex-wife on Tuesday.
Police seek shoplifting suspect
From Staff Reports | October 14, 2014 - 10:01pm
Rocky Mount police are hoping surveillance images will help apprehend a suspected shoplifter.Police were called around 6:15 p.m.
Woman charged in stabbing
From Staff Reports | October 13, 2014 - 8:08pm
A Rocky Mount woman was arrested Friday in connection with a November stabbing.
Drug sweep nets eight suspected dealers
By Brie Handgraaf | October 13, 2014 - 6:10pm
Nash County deputies arrested eight suspected drug dealers recently as part of an ongoing effort to combat drugs.
Man charged with felony for habitual thefts
From Staff Reports | October 11, 2014 - 11:55pm
A Rocky Mount man with six convictions for misdemeanor larceny was charged with a felony after being accused of shoplifting two cases of beer.
Task force drug operation nets 11 arrests
By Brie Handgraaf | October 10, 2014 - 9:23pm
PRINCEVILLE – Edgecombe County deputies cracked down on suspected drug dealers in a recent operation dubbed “No Flex Zone.”
Police nab man wanted on gun charges
From Staff Reports | October 9, 2014 - 6:13pm
Rocky Mount police picked up a man under indictment for possession of a firearm by a felon and seized a gun from his car during the arrest.
Man faces concelaed weapon charges
From Staff Reports | October 8, 2014 - 9:44pm
Rocky Mount police seized a loaded handgun Tuesday while responding to a call about a disorderly man.
Wesleyan student cited for BB gun
From Staff Reports | October 8, 2014 - 9:43pm
A college student from Florida was charged early Wednesday morning after he was caught with a BB gun on the N.C. Wesleyan College campus.
Woman charged with filing false report
From Staff Reports | October 7, 2014 - 8:14pm
A Rocky Mount woman was arrested Monday night in connection with the filing of a false police report about the alleged theft of her vehicle.
Police investigate fires at city park
From Staff Reports | October 7, 2014 - 8:13pm
Authorities are investigating two recent fires that have caused minor damages at a city park.
Man charged in woman's assault
From Staff Reports | October 6, 2014 - 7:23pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed early Sunday morning after police charge he assaulted two people and damaged two vehicles.
Two injured in fight outside restaurant
From Staff Reports | October 6, 2014 - 7:21pm
Two people were injured early Saturday morning when a fight broke out and shots were fired in the parking lot of Cook Out.
Tarboro teen wounded in Princeville shooting
By Brie Handgraaf | October 6, 2014 - 7:21pm
A Tarboro teen was wounded Thursday in a shooting near an Edgecombe County church.
Man faces gun charges after stop at checkpoint
From Staff Reports | October 4, 2014 - 11:33pm
A Rocky Mount man was caught with alcohol and a concealed weapon at a police checkpoint, authorities said.
Police seek gunmen in store clerk's shooting
From Staff Reports | October 3, 2014 - 9:06pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for two men suspected of shooting a convenience store clerk Friday during an attempted robbery.
Deputies bust suspected drug dealer
From Staff Reports | October 3, 2014 - 8:14pm
A suspected drug dealer was arrested Wednesday by Edgecombe County narcotics deputies.
Neighbor’s tip leads to burglary arrests
From Staff Reports | October 3, 2014 - 8:13pm
PRINCEVILLE – Two teens were arrested Wednesday after a neighbor reported a break-in at a house.
Police nab suspect in series of shoplifting cases
From Staff Reports | October 3, 2014 - 8:09pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a man Thursday who was wanted in connection with a number of shoplifting cases in the area.