Couple robbed in home invasion
From Staff Reports | November 25, 2014 - 8:05pm
No one was injured in a Monday night home invasion, police said.
Shooting report leads to drug bust
From Staff Reports | November 25, 2014 - 8:04pm
Rocky Mount police responded to a Tuesday morning shooting at a home and seized drugs and paraphernalia during the investigation.
Couple charged with theft of medicine
By Brie Handgraaf | November 24, 2014 - 11:33pm
TARBORO – Authorities uncovered a plot by an Edgecombe County couple to steal medications from an elderly woman’s safe.
Suspect charged with stabbing man
From Staff Reports | November 24, 2014 - 8:54pm
A Tarboro man was hospitalized Saturday after reportedly being stabbed and his assailant was placed behind bars.
Police seek suspects in teen's robbery
From Staff Reports | November 24, 2014 - 8:51pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for three teenagers suspected of robbing a fellow teen at gunpoint Sunday afternoon.
Police investigate string of fires at vacant store
From Staff Reports | November 21, 2014 - 11:40pm
Rocky Mount authorities are asking the public for information on the suspect or suspects who lit several fires at a vacant convenience store.
Police seek suspect in highway assault
From Staff Reports | November 21, 2014 - 8:09pm
Rocky Mount police are on the look-out for a man who reportedly rammed his estranged wife's car while on the highway Thursday night.
Police working to identify body, cause of death
From Staff Reports | November 21, 2014 - 1:50pm
Rocky Mount police are working to determine the identity of a man whose body was found Thursday in a wooded area.
Second suspect charged in Veterans Day shooting
By Brie Handgraaf | November 21, 2014 - 11:30am
Rocky Mount police have arrested a second suspect in the Veterans Day murder of a mom and shooting of her boyfriend.
Traffic stop snares suspected pot dealer
From Staff Reports | November 20, 2014 - 7:48pm
Rocky Mount police busted a convicted drug dealer with a stolen license plate and a large quantity of marijuana Sunday during a traffic stop to serve outstanding warrants.
Man assaulted outside nightclub
From Staff Reports | November 20, 2014 - 7:47pm
A 34-year-old man was hospitalized Thursday following an alleged attack in the parking lot of a local nightclub.
Police seek leads in slaying
By Brie Handgraaf | November 19, 2014 - 11:50pm
While the circumstances surrounding his death remain a mystery, those who knew Hoy Jefferson “Jeff” Cobb are focusing on his life.
Teenager arrested on gun charges
From Staff Reports | November 19, 2014 - 9:09pm
A Rocky Mount teenager was arrested Saturday in connection with gun charges from July.
Death on Jeffreys Court ruled homicide
From Staff Reports | November 19, 2014 - 3:05pm
An autopsy revealed the death of a man found dead in his home on Veterans Day was a homicide.Rocky Mount police Cpl.
Bridge dedicated to late officer’s legacy
By Brie Handgraaf | November 18, 2014 - 11:49pm
While the life and service of Alan Christopher Silver will never be forgotten by those who knew the 23-year-old Rocky Mount police officer prior to his 2007 death, the Tuesday dedication of a local bridge ensures his legacy will be remembered by many more for years to come.
Four boys charged with stealing bikes from Wal-Mart
From Staff Reports | November 17, 2014 - 7:51pm
Despite a brazen theft, four juveniles were caught and charged with stealing bicycles from Wal-Mart.
Employee charged with stealing from Radio Shack
From Staff Reports | November 17, 2014 - 7:50pm
TARBORO — Authorities arrested a Gaston man in connection with stealing more than $2,000 from his employer.
Man charged with stealing from grandfather
From Staff Reports | November 14, 2014 - 8:30pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a man accused of stealing from his own grandfather.
Accused drug dealer sentenced to prison
By Brie Handgraaf | November 13, 2014 - 11:48pm
A Tarboro man will spend the next several years in prison following a Nov. 4 conviction for cocaine and marijuana dealing.
Man wounded when shots fired at vehicle
From Staff Reports | November 13, 2014 - 10:10pm
One man is recovering after allegedly being shot when a bullet entered the vehicle he was in and wounded him.
Police seek suspect in hit-and-run assault
From Staff Reports | November 13, 2014 - 10:09pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected of deliberately hitting someone with his car following a dispute.
Police charge suspect in woman's shooting death
From Staff Reports | November 13, 2014 - 3:01pm
Rocky Mount police have charged one person in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred on Veterans Day.
Family grieves for mom killed in shooting
By Brie Handgraaf | November 12, 2014 - 11:24pm
Dante Johnson’s own blood soaks through a bandage around his leg and another on his arm, but the pain in his heart is the worst.
Deputies charge two in prescription drug sales
From Staff Reports | November 12, 2014 - 7:42pm
PINETOPS – Two Tarboro men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the sale of prescription pills.
Police identify victim in suspicious death
From Staff Reports | November 12, 2014 - 1:19pm
A Tuesday morning welfare check led to the discovery of a dead man and an investigation into what police are calling a “suspicious death.”Rocky Mount police Cpl.