SouthWest Edgecombe football player in stable condition after being shot
By Josh Walfish
Sports Writer | August 30, 2015 - 11:33pm
A SouthWest Edgecombe football player is in stable condition in Greenville after being shot early Sunday morning.
Suspect sought in liquor store break-in
From Staff Reports | August 29, 2015 - 11:37pm
A thief set on stocking his liquor cabinet didn’t have much time to shop when he activated a burglary alarm and beckoned law enforcement.
Police hunt for suspect in June homicide
By Brie Handgraaf | August 28, 2015 - 11:41pm
Rocky Mount police have identified the suspect who gunned down a Rocky Mount father in June.
Police seeks suspects in fast-food restaurant robbery
From Staff Reports | August 28, 2015 - 11:40pm
Rocky Mount police are seeking several suspects associated in connection with the armed robbery of a local fast food restaurant.
Warrants issued for suspect in June homicide
From Staff Reports | August 28, 2015 - 3:33pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for a suspected killer in a June homicide.
Police nab suspected gunman in home invasion shooting
From Staff Reports | August 27, 2015 - 10:38pm
Rocky Mount police apprehended a suspected armed robber Tuesday in connection with a January shooting.
Man convicted in drug trafficking case
From Staff Reports | August 27, 2015 - 10:37pm
A Rocky Mount man faces 40 years in prison after being convicted by a jury this week of federal drug trafficking.
Man faces assault, gun charges in domestic dispute
From Staff Reports | August 27, 2015 - 9:55pm
A Rocky Mount woman and her toddler were not seriously injured Monday night during an attack at their home.
Two suspects charged in commercial break-in
From Staff Reports | August 27, 2015 - 9:53pm
Two men from Charlotte were arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with a burglary of a Rocky Mount business.
Deputies track down suspected sex offender
By Brie Handgraaf | August 26, 2015 - 11:47pm
An Enfield church did not provide sanctuary Tuesday for a convicted sex offender from pursuing law enforcement officers.
Shooting suspect charged with attempted murder
From Staff Reports | August 26, 2015 - 6:10pm
Edgecombe County authorities arrested a Rocky Mount man Monday in connection with a recent shooting that wounded two people in Tarboro.
Authorities bust suspected heroin dealer
From Staff Reports | August 25, 2015 - 6:22pm
Officers from the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force arrested a suspected heroin dealer last week.
Police seek gunmen in early-morning shooting
From Staff Reports | August 24, 2015 - 5:09pm
A 22-year-old man is recovering from a Saturday morning shooting.
Two women charged in nightclub fight
From Staff Reports | August 24, 2015 - 5:08pm
Two women were arrested early Sunday morning after getting into a fight at a local nightclub.
Grocery store altercation leads to two arrests
From Staff Reports | August 22, 2015 - 11:56pm
Two Rocky Mount women were arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting a grocery store clerk.
Police nab second suspect in convenience store break-in
From Staff Reports | August 21, 2015 - 8:07pm
Rocky Mount police arrested the second suspect in a July break-in at a local convenience store.
Three teens charged, three suspects sought in string of break-ins
August 21, 2015 - 7:14pm
Three Pinetops teenagers are in custody and authorities are searching for two additional unidentified adult suspects and a juvenile.
Man charged with identity theft
From Staff Reports | August 20, 2015 - 7:58pm
A Rocky Mount man who already was on probation for credit card forgery was charged this week with identity theft.
Authorities bust suspected heroin dealers
By Brie Handgraaf | August 19, 2015 - 11:34pm
Edgecombe County authorities seized 50 bags of heroin Tuesday and jailed two suspected drug traffickers.
Special team targets criminal activity
By Brie Handgraaf | August 19, 2015 - 11:31pm
Drivers along Nash County’s major corridors might have noticed an increase in deputy presence in recent months since the interdiction team took to the roads to target traffickers.
Former football coach faces myriad of charges
By Sharieka Breeden | August 17, 2015 - 8:43pm
GREENVILLE – A former semi-professional football coach had blue bags full of controlled substances, athletic tape, prescriptions, syringes and other medical supplies in his home during a search on Aug. 4 by the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.
Man suspected of swindling car wash
From Staff Reports | August 16, 2015 - 12:03am
Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected of swindling a local convenience shop out of a car wash.
Four arrested for alleged drug, gang activity in Tarboro
From Staff Reports | August 14, 2015 - 8:11pm
Four people were arrested and charged Wednesday in connection with alleged drug and gang activity in Tarboro.
Authorities seek suspects who scuffled with officer
From Staff Reports | August 13, 2015 - 8:51pm
Authorities from three counties are searching for two men involved in a Wednesday night scuffle with a Sharpsburg police officer.
Gunmen sought in robbery
From Staff Reports | August 13, 2015 - 8:50pm
A man was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning and police are searching for the gunmen.