February 16, 2019

A Rocky Mount man is accused of shooting an elderly woman in the head.

Tyquon Marquese Draughn, 21, was charged early Saturday by the Rocky Mount Police Department with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Draughn is accused of shooting 65-year-old Sandra Faye Epps of Rocky…

Police seek leads in homicide

February 14, 2019

Rocky Mount police are asking for information regarding the city’s fifth homicide of the year. This time, the victim is a woman.

The Rocky Mount Communications Center received a phone call about 10:57 a.m. Wednesday from Nash County Communications asking for help in assisting EMS with an…

Probe into Bailey shooting continues

February 12, 2019

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office still has not released the names of the three deputies who were placed on administrative leave after the officer-involved shooting of a Bailey man on Saturday.

Jonathan Ramirez, 28, was killed in front of his Bailey home around 5 a.m. Saturday morning after he…

Teens charged in armed robberies

February 10, 2019

Four Rocky Mount teens are accused of committing felony crimes in connection with a recent nighttime gunpoint holdup of a man outside a store on the southwest side of the city, a police spokesman said.

Jaheim Evans and Antwon Jefferson are charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. Jordan…