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February 18, 2018 - 10 minutes ago

A one-man crime spree in Rocky Mount came to an end late last week with the capture of a career stick-up man.

Shamir Antorrio Watson, 37, was charged by the Rocky Mount Police Department with nine criminal counts, including being a habitual violent offender, armed robbery, larceny of a motor…


Bank teller foils attempted robbery

February 18, 2018 - 10 minutes ago

A teller at a Rocky Mount bank foiled a robbery attempt Wednesday by refusing to hand over the money.

The attempted robbery occurred about 3:45 Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Bank on the 2900 block of Sunset Avenue. Cpl. Brad Summerlin of the Rocky Mount Police Department said a dark-skinned black…


Authorities nab escaped inmate

February 16, 2018

An inmate who escaped from a nearby prison earlier this week was captured Friday in Rocky Mount.

Clayton Ray Campbell, inmate number 1454355, was apprehended by the state's Prisons Emergency Response Team and local law enforcement at around midnight after several hours on the lam. He was taken into…


Police charge suspect in stabbing

February 13, 2018

A drunken brawl late Sunday sent one man to the hospital and another to jail.

Cpl. Brad Summerlin said Rocky Mount police were called about 10:49 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of Marigold Street where they discovered several men who had been apparently drinking and some of whom admitted to using…