Traffic stop turns up stolen firearm
From Staff Reports | August 1, 2014 - 8:59pm
A man was captured by Rocky Mount police early Friday morning after fleeing from a traffic stop.
Joint operation snares 24 suspected drug dealers
By Brie Handgraaf | August 1, 2014 - 7:54pm
A recent joint operation between Edgecombe law enforcement agencies led to the arrest of 24 suspected drug dealers and the search is on for two others.
Man charged with sexual battery
From Staff Reports | July 31, 2014 - 7:38pm
A 33-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual battery.
Three suspects charged in theft of SUV
By Brie Handgraaf | July 30, 2014 - 11:13pm
Three men were arrested Friday night after police caught them in a stolen SUV.
Assault suspect charged with striking officer, resisting arrest
From Staff Reports | July 30, 2014 - 11:11pm
A domestic violence suspect reportedly struck an officer during his arrest Monday.
Traffic stop leads to pot bust
From Staff Reports | July 30, 2014 - 11:10pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed Friday after police reportedly seized marijuana and drug paraphernalia from his car.
Man charged with assaulting girlfriend
From Staff Reports | July 30, 2014 - 11:09pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed without bond following allegations that he strangled his girlfriend.
Sharpsburg woman charged in teen's prostitution
By Brie Handgraaf | July 29, 2014 - 7:16pm
A suspected madam was arrested by Nash County deputies recently in connection with the prostitution of a runaway teen.
Woman wounded in shooting
From Staff Reports | July 29, 2014 - 7:16pm
Rocky Mount police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting that wounded a woman.
Farmhand discovers dead body
From Staff Reports | July 29, 2014 - 7:15pm
A farmhand led authorities to a body, which was later identified as an Elm City man.
Two men hospitalized after stabbing attack
From Staff Reports | July 29, 2014 - 7:15pm
Two men are recovering – one still in the hospital – following a Sunday morning assault.
Authorities nab fugitive sought in Virginia slaying
From Staff Reports | July 29, 2014 - 12:57am
Less than 12 hours after a homicide was committed in Virginia, a Maryland man was apprehended in Rocky Mount.
Two charged with credit card fraud
By Brie Handgraaf | July 29, 2014 - 12:23am
Police arrested two people Saturday and charged them with using a stolen credit card to make more than $1,000 worth of purchases in less than 24 hours.
Police charge second suspect in shooting incident
From Staff Reports | July 28, 2014 - 11:16pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a second man allegedly responsible for a shooting earlier this month near Bea Holman Park.
Two suspects charged in string of Nashville break-ins
From Staff Reports | July 28, 2014 - 7:37pm
NASHVILLE — Two men were arrested Monday after local law enforcement teamed up to investigate a series of break-ins throughout the weekend.
Homeless man charged with stealing beer from delivery truck
From Staff Reports | July 25, 2014 - 9:39pm
A homeless man was apprehended on July 18 in connection with reportedly stealing a case of beer from a delivery truck.
Police charge 16-year-old with attempted murder
From Staff Reports | July 24, 2014 - 7:18pm
A 16-year-old boy was charged with attempted murder in the shooting of another teen at a store Sunday night.
Deputies bust suspected cocaine dealer
From Staff Reports | July 24, 2014 - 7:15pm
A Spring Hope man was arrested Thursday stemming from a two-week long investigation into suspected narcotics activity.
Stolen gun seized in traffic stop
From Staff Reports | July 23, 2014 - 7:18pm
Rocky Mount police said officers recovered a stolen handgun during a Tuesday night traffic stop.
Police charge man in April robbery
From Staff Reports | July 23, 2014 - 7:17pm
A Rocky Mount man was apprehended Tuesday, several months after he is suspected of robbing a man outside the mall.
Authorities capture fugitive wanted on attempted murder charges
By Brie Handgraaf | July 22, 2014 - 7:32pm
Rocky Mount police and members of the U.S. Marshal’s Eastern North Carolina Violent Fugitive Task Force recently apprehend an attempted murder suspect from Wilson.
Police nab armed robbery suspect
From Staff Reports | July 21, 2014 - 7:38pm
A Rocky Mount man was apprehended shortly after allegedly committing a robbery on the 600 block of Arrington Avenue.
Tarboro teens charged in Princeville shooting
From Staff Reports | July 21, 2014 - 7:37pm
Two Tarboro teenagers were arrested recently in connection with a shooting in Princeville earlier this month.
Teenager wounded in shooting
From Staff Reports | July 21, 2014 - 7:35pm
Authorities said a Rocky Mount teenager was hospitalized following a Sunday night shooting.
Man charged with defrauding Wal-Mart
From Staff Reports | July 21, 2014 - 7:34pm
An Enfield man was arrested Saturday night after reportedly defrauding Wal-Mart.