Police bust suspected pot dealer
From Staff Reports | March 7, 2014 - 8:35pm
Rocky Mount police seized more than a pound of marijuana Thursday during a search of a home.
Traffic stop nets alleged heroin dealer
From Staff Reports | March 7, 2014 - 8:34pm
Two Scotland Neck men were arrested on drug charges Wednesday following a traffic stop for erratic driving.
Domestic dispute leads to seizure of stolen handgun
From Staff Reports | March 6, 2014 - 8:04pm
Police said a Rocky Mount businessman used a gun stolen from a customer’s car in a Wednesday night domestic dispute.
Three charged in heroin bust
By Brie Handgraaf | March 5, 2014 - 9:19pm
A Rocky Mount woman is back behind bars after authorities seized heroin from her vehicle and house.
Teen charged with sexual assault
From Staff Reports | March 4, 2014 - 7:45pm
A Rocky Mount teenager was jailed Saturday following an alleged sexual assault.
Police seek suspect in grocery store theft attempt
From Staff Reports | March 4, 2014 - 7:44pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for a man after his efforts to steal more than $500 in meat from a grocery store were thwarted by a loss prevention officer.
Rocky Mount man shot in Greenville
The (Greenville) Daily Reflector | March 4, 2014 - 5:36pm
A Rocky Mount man was shot in the leg Saturday night outside a house on Landmark Street near Greenville’s convention district, police reported.
Suspect charged in October shooting
By Brie Handgraaf | March 3, 2014 - 10:16pm
A Nashville man’s attempt to evade capture in connection with an October shooting was foiled Friday by Rocky Mount police.
Police nab suspect in convenience store robbery
From Staff Reports | March 3, 2014 - 8:08pm
A suspected robber was caught red-handed reportedly attempting to rob a second convenience store in one day.
Macclesfield couple charged with trafficking heroin
From Staff Reports | March 3, 2014 - 8:03pm
A 28-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman from Macclesfield were arrested last week and charged with trafficking heroin and other drug offenses.
Police seek flat screen televsion thief
From Staff Reports | March 1, 2014 - 10:36pm
Officials are asking the public for help identifying a suspect who stole a large flat-screen television from Walmart.
Man jailed after dispute with girlfriend
From Staff Reports | February 28, 2014 - 11:46pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed without bond early Friday morning after getting into a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.
Thieves steal 130 cellphones from store
From Staff Reports | February 28, 2014 - 11:45pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for three men accused of stealing nearly $90,000 worth of merchandise from U.S. Cellular.
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Two wounded in unrelated shootings
From Staff Reports | February 28, 2014 - 7:45pm
Two men were treated at Nash General Hospital Thursday after being wounded in separate shootings.
Police say seized drugs stolen from Hospira
From Staff Reports | February 27, 2014 - 10:18pm
Rocky Mount police said they believe the fentanyl seized this weekend was stolen from Hospira by an employee.
Drug raid nets suspected heroin dealer
From Staff Reports | February 27, 2014 - 8:17pm
A suspected heroin dealer was arrested Thursday after authorities raided his Rocky Mount home.
Police seek suspect in adult store break-in
From Staff Reports | February 27, 2014 - 8:17pm
Authorities are searching for a man suspected of stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise from a local adult store.
Stolen vehicle found in Tar River
By Tyler Kes
Staff Writer | February 27, 2014 - 7:06pm
A car missing from Rocky Mount since Feb. 18 finally turned up, only it was found in the Tar River.
Police seize $700 worth of deadly drug
By Brie Handgraaf | February 26, 2014 - 11:35pm
Rocky Mount police seized approximately $700 worth of a potent pain killer commonly mixed with heroin to produce a stronger – and often deadly – high.
Teen charged in shootout with store owner
From Staff Reports | February 25, 2014 - 7:06pm
A Rocky Mount teenager was jailed Monday night in connection with an attempted robbery earlier this month during which a store owner exchanged gunfire with the suspects.
Man charged with assaulting girlfriend
From Staff Reports | February 25, 2014 - 7:03pm
A Rocky Mount woman is recovering from a domestic assault that landed her boyfriend behind bars.
Details emerge in woman’s fatal stabbing
By Brie Handgraaf | February 24, 2014 - 11:50pm
Details are emerging about the events leading up to a Saturday night slaying.
Husband charged with fatally stabbing wife
By Brie Handgraaf | February 24, 2014 - 12:04pm
A Rocky Mount woman was fatally stabbed at her home Saturday night, according to police reports.
Suspect charged in Christmas Day shooting
From Staff Reports | February 21, 2014 - 6:07pm
A Rocky Mount man was arrested Thursday night in connection with a Christmas Day shooting.
Police seek suspects in foiled break-in
From Staff Reports | February 20, 2014 - 10:50pm
Rocky Mount police are asking the public for help solving a recent break-in that was interrupted by the homeowner.