SBI releases names of officers involved in Tarboro shooting
March 4, 2015 - 12:29pm
The State Bureau of Investigation has released the names of two law enforcement officers involved in the shooting death of Ian Trevor Sherrod, the suspect in the murders of three people killed in Tarboro Saturday.
Small town shocked by shooting spree
By COREY DAVIS | March 2, 2015 - 11:25pm
TARBORO – The small town of Tarboro continues to recover from the Saturday afternoon shooting spree at three different locations that claimed the lives of four people.
Suspect charged in attempted break-in
From Staff Reports | March 2, 2015 - 5:56pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a suspect attempting to break into a home Sunday in the 1200 block of South West Main Street.
Tarboro man faces gun, drug charges
From Staff Reports | March 2, 2015 - 5:55pm
Rocky Mount police arrested a Tarboro man Sunday on weapons and drug charges.
Fourth victim of Tarboro shooting rampage dies in hospital
From Staff Reports | March 1, 2015 - 8:15pm
A fourth person has died of gunshot wounds suffered during a shooting spree Saturday in Tarboro.
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Suspect, 2 victims killed in rampage in Tarboro
From Staff Reports | March 1, 2015 - 11:13am
Three people in Tarboro are dead,including a 40-year-old male suspect, after shooting incidents at three separate locations Saturday afternoon, Tarboro police said.
Man arrested after tailgating police car
From Staff Reports | February 28, 2015 - 11:45pm
Rocky Mount police charged a man on Feb. 21 after reporting he tailgated a marked patrol car.
Police nab one suspect, seek second in card-game robbery
From Staff Reports | February 27, 2015 - 8:53pm
Rocky Mount police arrested one suspected robber and are searching for a second in a caper of a card game at a local hotel.
Deputies bust suspected marijuana dealer
From Staff Reports | February 27, 2015 - 8:36pm
Complaints from local residents led Edgecombe County deputies to arrest a suspected marijuana dealer.
Man charged in wife's assault
From Staff Reports | February 26, 2015 - 5:40pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed Wednesday after allegedly assaulting his wife with a handgun.
Police search for break-in suspects
From Staff Reports | February 25, 2015 - 7:02pm
Police search for break-in suspectsRocky Mount police are searching for three teenage boys suspected of breaking into and damaging a vacant house.
Man charged with selling stolen goods
From Staff Reports | February 25, 2015 - 6:56pm
Man charged in selling stolen goodsA 27-year-old Rocky Mount man was charged Tuesday night in connection with selling stolen property.
Police respond to more than 40 wrecks
By Brie Handgraaf | February 25, 2015 - 11:24am
Officials have been hard at work since before the sun rose Wednesday to clear roadways and help stranded drivers.
Teenager robbed at motel
From Staff Reports | February 23, 2015 - 9:06pm
Authorities are searching for a group of teenagers suspected of robbing another teen Friday night at a motel.
Homeowner nabs suspected burglar
From Staff Reports | February 23, 2015 - 9:05pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed Friday after allegedly being caught in the act of burglarizing a house by the homeowner.
TJ Maxx employee accused in thefts
From Staff Reports | February 21, 2015 - 11:50pm
A Rocky Mount woman turned herself in this week in connection with stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the retail store where she worked last fall.
Teen wounded in accidental shooting
From Staff Reports | February 20, 2015 - 6:18pm
Rocky Mount police are continuing to investigate an isolated accidental discharge of a weapon Thursday night that caused a 16-year-old male victim to be hospitalized.
Deputies nab suspects in string of break-ins
From Staff Reports | February 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
Two Rocky Mount men face nearly 100 charges related to a string of break-ins.
Two charged in flea market break-in
From Staff Reports | February 19, 2015 - 7:59pm
Two Greenville men were charged with breaking into a Macclesfield business in January and one was caught minutes after pawning property from a Pitt County break-in.
Man charged in email hacking
From Staff Reports | February 17, 2015 - 8:56pm
Man charged in email hacking A former employee was charged with illegal use of North East Carolina Preparatory School’s email system.
Tarboro man charged with sex crimes
By Brie Handgraaf | February 17, 2015 - 11:58am
TARBORO — What started as a teenager running away led police to charge a man with kidnapping, indecent liberties along with gun- and drug-offenses.
Business owner charged with illegal prescription drug sales
From Staff Reports | February 16, 2015 - 7:10pm
A local businessman was charged Monday for illegally selling erectile dysfunction and male enhancement medications.
Local woman indicted in postal fraud scheme
By Brie Handgraaf | February 16, 2015 - 7:07pm
A Rocky Mount business owner and a Maryland man were indicted on Feb. 11 in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Postal Service.
Authorities seek assault suspect
From Staff Reports | February 16, 2015 - 7:06pm
Local authorities are searching for a man suspected of assaulting a woman and running from police.
Police seize handgun following traffic stop
From Staff Reports | February 16, 2015 - 7:03pm
Rocky Mount police seized a handgun Friday from a suspected drunk driver.