Low-speed chase leads to two arrests
From Staff Reports | December 20, 2014 - 1:25am
Two Rocky Mount men were charged after refusing to stop for a traffic stop and leading police on a low-speed chase.
Teen murder suspect held without bond
By Brie Handgraaf | December 19, 2014 - 11:33pm
Rocky Mount police charged a 19-year-old Thursday with attempted murder and murder – the teenager’s second time facing charges in connection with a homicide.
Teenager charged in November homicide
By Brie Handgraaf | December 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
A 19-year-old convicted felon was charged Thursday in connection with a November murder and an attempted murder days later.
Employee charged with stealing from restaurant
From Staff Reports | December 17, 2014 - 8:11pm
Rocky Mount police charged a man Tuesday with stealing money from the restaurant where he worked.
Police investigate series of armed robberies
By Brie Handgraaf | December 17, 2014 - 12:25am
Rocky Mount police are investigating three robberies within a recent 24-hour period.The first incident happened shortly after 10 p.m.
Gunmen steal $72,000 worth of cellphones from store
From Staff Reports | December 16, 2014 - 12:21am
Two gunmen stole thousands of dollars worth of cellphones from a local business in a brazen robbery Saturday night.
Firearms seized from suspects in vacant building
From Staff Reports | December 16, 2014 - 12:16am
Rocky Mount police on routine patrol found six people in the former Burlington Mills property and seized six guns in the process.
Police seek woman for stealing ferret from pet store
From Staff Reports | December 13, 2014 - 1:14am
A ferret was stolen on Dec. 6 along with the cage and other accessories from Petco.
Woman sought in boyfriend's stabbing
From Staff Reports | December 11, 2014 - 6:20pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for a woman suspected of stabbing her boyfriend during a Wednesday night dispute.
Traffic stop leads to seizure of shotgun, pot bust
From Staff Reports | December 11, 2014 - 6:18pm
Authorities seized a sawed-off shotgun Wednesday night from a convicted drug dealer during a routine traffic stop.
Deputies bust suspected cocaine dealers
By Brie Handgraaf | December 11, 2014 - 12:20am
NASHVILLE – A month-long investigation into illegal narcotics sales culminated Monday when Nash County deputies seized several pounds of cocaine with a street value exceeding $150,000, guns and money.
Man charged after domestic dispute
From Staff Reports | December 10, 2014 - 9:58pm
A 22-year-old woman and her two-month-old son were not seriously injured Tuesday during a domestic dispute.
Homeless man charged with attempted murder
From Staff Reports | December 9, 2014 - 12:41am
A homeless man was arrested Friday in connection with a Thanksgiving-week shooting on Pender Street.
Police identify three more suspects in community center assault
From Staff Reports | December 9, 2014 - 12:40am
Rocky Mount police have arrested two suspects and obtained warrants against three others in a Dec. 1 assault.
Alleged gang leader sentenced to federal prison
By Brie Handgraaf | December 9, 2014 - 12:40am
A suspected gang leader was sentenced to spend the next decade dealing with federal prison officials.
Police investigate weekend robberies
By Brie Handgraaf | December 9, 2014 - 12:34am
Rocky Mount police are investigating several robberies that were reported Friday and Saturday.
Woman charged with selling counterfeit merchandise
December 7, 2014 - 12:08am
Rocky Mount police worked with Tarboro officers to apprehend a woman suspected of selling counterfeit merchandise.
Man held without bond in 2-year-old boy’s death
December 6, 2014 - 12:09am
A Rocky Mount man is being held without bond after being charged in the violent death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.
Man accused of hit-and-run, damage to cemetery
By Brie Handgraaf | December 5, 2014 - 11:36pm
MACCLESFIELD – A man is being accused of damaging more than two dozen graves Wednesday after being arrested as a suspect in another hit-and-run wreck involving a stolen flatbed truck.
Three teens charged in shooting
From Staff Reports | December 5, 2014 - 11:25pm
Three teenagers were arrested Thursday after police said they chased and shot at another man.
Teen charged in home invasion
From Staff Reports | December 5, 2014 - 8:16pm
Rocky Mount police charged a teenager Thursday in connection with a Nov. 24 home invasion.
Police charge second suspect in community center assault
From Staff Reports | December 5, 2014 - 8:15pm
Rocky Mount police have charged a second teen in connection with a Monday night assault near the South Rocky Mount Community Center.
Rocky Mount man charged with killing 2-year-old boy
From Staff Reports | December 5, 2014 - 11:47am
A Rocky Mount man was arrested Thursday night and charged in the Monday death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.
Police charge one suspect, seek others in assault
From Staff Reports | December 3, 2014 - 7:02pm
Rocky Mount police have arrested one teenager and are following up on leads in hopes of finding other suspects in a Monday night assault near the South Rocky Mount Community Center.
Neighbor's tip leads to arrest, seizure of stolen handgun
By Brie Handgraaf | December 3, 2014 - 6:53pm
An observant neighbor and a call to police led to the seizure of a stolen gun and the arrest of a suspect.