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  • 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.