November 17, 2017

A 16-year-old Whitakers male has been arrested and charged with the rape of a five-year-old girl.

Ricky C. Shadding III, 16, of Etheridge Farm Road was arrested Nov. 8 and charged with first degree statutory rape of a child under the age of 13 and first degree sex offense of a child under 13.…

Conetoe man charged with rape

November 15, 2017

A Conetoe man has been charged with multiple sex crimes as the result of an investigation into a young girl’s attempts to harm herself.

Dalton Bentley Whitaker, 61, was charged with three counts of statutory rape by an adult and three counts of statutory sexual offense by an adult following a…

Seven suspects charged in two drug busts

November 14, 2017

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office had a busy weekend getting drugs off the streets as deputies arrested seven suspects in two separate busts of drug suppliers.

About 1:15 a.m. Saturday, members of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office arrested five suspects bringing heroin into Nash County…

Facebook users aid in capture of Nashville man

November 14, 2017

With the help of Facebook users, a Nashville man was arrested by Rocky Mount police Friday and charged with crimes allegedly committed last week in Knightdale.

Rocky Mount police arrested Jeffery Scott Cockrell, 29,  Friday on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road.

Cockrell has been charged…