July 02, 2016

A former Sharpsburg town clerk faces embezzlement charges stemming from an investigation by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office.

Selena Hope Taylor, 50, was arrested Friday without incident on warrants totaling five counts of felony embezzlement by a public official or trustee.…

Jailers charged with smuggling items to inmates

July 02, 2016

Two Edgecombe County detention officers recently were charged with bringing illegal items to inmates.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office reported Friday that it received information on June 8 that an inmate was in possession of a cell phone. A search was conducted that turned up a cell…

Three face charges after store robbery

July 02, 2016

An armed robbery Friday at a store in Speed resulted in the arrest of a suspect and two other people who were hiding him.

Edgecombe County deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery about 7:30 a.m. at Manning’s Store in Speed. The suspect, identified as James…

Deputies charge three teens in Princeville shootings

June 30, 2016

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three teen suspects in connection with a Sunday shooting incident in Princeville.

Edgecombe County deputies responded Sunday to a call concerning shots fired at 204 Neville St. in Princeville. Upon arrival, deputies found numerous shell…