Task force seizes drugs, arrests six

On the first official day of the newly established Tar River Regional Task Force, members seized drugs and money as well arrested six individuals for drug-related crimes.“These busts show what can be accomplished when you have agencies working together,” Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone said. “When we work in unison, we can take down high-level drug dealers that are spreading this poison to our area and tackle the problem efficiently.” Task force members stopped four cars between 2-9 p.m. on Monday around U.S. 64 and U.S. 301.

Police charge teens in vehicle break-ins

Rocky Mount police quickly apprehended two suspected teenage thieves on Tuesday while responding to vehicle break-ins.