Police charge man with assaulting officers
From Staff Reports | March 27, 2015 - 11:32pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted two officers.
Seven charged in Princeville gang shootings
By Brie Handgraaf | March 27, 2015 - 12:11am
PRINCEVILLE – Edgecombe County deputies arrested seven people and are searching for two others in connection with a series of recent gang-related shootings.
Police charge suspect in string of break-ins
From Staff Reports | March 26, 2015 - 8:21pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a suspected thief in the act early Monday morning.
Police seize cocaine, guns, $150,000; two men charged
By Brie Handgraaf | March 26, 2015 - 2:42pm
A four-year undercover drug operation culminated Wednesday with the arrest of two suspected cocaine traffickers and the seizure of more than a kilogram of cocaine and paraphernalia.
Suspects arrested after high-speed chase face multiple charges
By Brie Handgraaf | March 25, 2015 - 11:31pm
TARBORO – Edgecombe County deputies arrested four men suspected in a string of burglaries Wednesday following a high-speed chase.
Deputies charge two men in woman's robbery
From Staff Reports | March 25, 2015 - 11:30pm
A man on probation suspected of assaulting and robbing an elderly Nash County resident was arrested within hours of the Tuesday incident.
Restaurant employee charged with embezzlement
From Staff Reports | March 25, 2015 - 9:53pm
A Raleigh man working as a manager recently was arrested after being suspected of stealing from the Rocky Mount restaurant where he worked.
Teen charged in jewelry theft
From Staff Reports | March 25, 2015 - 9:51pm
A Rocky Mount teenager was arrested this week in connection with stealing jewelry from a family acquaintance.
Man charged with making harassing phone calss
From Staff Reports | March 25, 2015 - 6:36pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a man Wednesday after tying him to multiple harassing phone calls to local attorneys.
Police charge woman in stabbing
From Staff Reports | March 24, 2015 - 6:21pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a woman Sunday in connection with a stabbing in December.
Women charged in parking lot altercation
From Staff Reports | March 24, 2015 - 6:20pm
Two women were jailed after an argument escalated Sunday morning and led to an officer being struck by a car.
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
From Staff Reports | March 24, 2015 - 6:19pm
TARBORO – A man driving on the wrong side of the road led police to a recent drug seizure.
Hit-and-run suspect surrenders to authorities
From Staff Reports | March 24, 2015 - 6:18pm
A Rocky Mount woman turned herself in Monday after police connected her to a hit-and-run on Saturday afternoon.
Store employees thwart shoplifting attempt
From Staff Reports | March 24, 2015 - 6:16pm
Rocky Mount police are investigating the theft of nearly $100 in body wash from a local store.
Officials say mental illness spurred fatal shooting spree
By Brie Handgraaf | March 23, 2015 - 11:33pm
TARBORO – Authorities released a statement Monday indicating mental illness was the catalyst for a man gunning down three people on Feb. 28.
Suspect charged in shooting
From Staff Reports | March 23, 2015 - 7:01pm
One man is recovering and a second man was jailed following a Saturday morning shooting.
Two men steal booze from liquor store
From Staff Reports | March 21, 2015 - 11:52pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for two men who stole liquor from a local ABC Store.
Couple charged with forging prescriptions
By LINDELL JOHN KAY | March 21, 2015 - 9:49pm
A Nashville couple has been charged with forging painkiller prescriptions.
Suspect charged, another sought in convenience store burglaries
From Staff Reports | March 20, 2015 - 9:33pm
Edgecombe County deputies arrested one suspect and are searching for another in connection with a series of convenience store burglaries.
Traffic stop turns up stolen handgun
From Staff Reports | March 20, 2015 - 9:26pm
It might have taken more than four years, but a gun reported stolen in 2010 was recovered Thursday when officers noticed a driver failing to use his turn signal and running through a stop sign.
Police charge suspect in city park slaying
From Staff Reports | March 20, 2015 - 4:20pm
A Rocky Mount man suspected of gunning down a man on March 13 in a city park was apprehended Friday.
Siblings charged in drug bust
From Staff Reports | March 19, 2015 - 8:29pm
A brother and sister from Wilson were arrested Saturday and charged in connection with a drug bust in Sharpsburg.
Police seek teens who stole, wrecked car
From Staff Reports | March 18, 2015 - 7:02pm
Local authorities are searching for a group of teenage boys suspected of stealing a car and promptly crashing it.
Durham man arrested on gun charges, outstanding warrants
From Staff Reports | March 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
A Durham man was apprehended Tuesday night after police responded to reports of an armed individual.
Police investigate convenience store break-in
From Staff Reports | March 18, 2015 - 6:59pm
Rocky Mount police are investigating a break-in of a local convenience store that happened between 1 and 10 a.m. Tuesday.