August 21, 2019

A Tarboro police officer and his K-9 partner nabbed a felon with a firearm last week, according to a report from the Tarboro Police Department.

Cpl. Donald Norville responded to an area near the Pender Square Aparments on the 500 block of Benson Drive about 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 14 in reference to a…

Fake detective charged by police

August 17, 2019

Rocky Mount police charged a man Wednesday for impersonating a law enforcement officer.

Fonnell Parker, 41, was arrested in connection with an incident that occurred about 12:25 p.m. Wednesday at the office of Time Financing Services on the 2300 block of Sunset Avenue. Parker reportedly was driving…

Man who killed self was sought in robbery

August 08, 2019

A Halifax County man with a prior record who took his life in rural Nash County earlier this week after a chase by law enforcement was wanted for the recent armed robbery of the Sheetz off Benvenue Road.

The deceased, Rodney L. Silver, 39, was the same man being sought for arrest for the July 23…

'Night Out' to kick off Crime Prevention Month

August 08, 2019

National Night Out will return to Rocky Mount for a 23rd consecutive year, with the 2019 version being observed Oct. 1.

The event typically takes place in all 50 states during the first Tuesday in August, but locally this year, the Rocky Mount Police Department will recognize National Night Out as…