September 22, 2019

MIDDLESEX — A standoff at a Middlesex home was resolved peacefully Saturday night by Nash County authorities.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office’s Special Response Team responded just after 9 p.m. to the scene of a report of a disturbance inside a home in the 3700 block of…

Man jailed after drug bust

September 18, 2019

A Rocky Mount man with a prior criminal record is behind bars on illegal drug-related charges — and a charge of child abuse — after law enforcement officers earlier this week seized cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin and a handgun from a hotel room on the north side of the city.

James Otis…

Murder suspect captured in Fayetteville

September 10, 2019

The Rocky Mount Police Department’s Homicide Unit collaborated with the U.S. Marshals Task Force to make an arrest Saturday in connection with a recent Rocky Mount homicide.

Willie Leevon George Jr., 30, was found and arrested in Fayetteville. George was charged with first-degree murder in…

Wake County fugitive arrested at hospital

September 10, 2019

Rocky Mount police arrested a man Monday morning in connection with the weekend stabbing of his estranged wife and three children in Raleigh.

Carl Barkley, 54, was arrested Monday morning at Nash UNC Health Care, Wake County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Eric Curry told the Telegram. Barkley had…