Raleigh police investigate stolen vehicle left in Rocky Mount yard

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Raleigh police are investigating how a car stolen from the Wake County city ended up abandoned in a Rocky Mount man’s yard.

According to police reports, 65-year-old James E. Bullard woke up on Feb. 10 to find a gray Ford Explorer in his backyard. He reported the vehicle’s appearance to Rocky Mount police who then learned the SUV was reported stolen in Raleigh.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov.

Rocky Mount police also investigated the following incidents this past week:

ASSAULT

  • 20-year-old man and 16-year-old man on the 2500 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.
  • 49-year-old woman on the 100 block of Lisa Court.
  • 38-year-old woman on the 1000 block of Hill Street.
  • 32-year-old woman on the 1100 block of Hunter Street.
  • 21-year-old woman on the 1000 block of Edwards Street.

ROBBERY

  • 52-year-old man robbed at gunpoint on the 500 block of South Washington Street; stolen, cellphone, cigarettes, lighter and money.
  • 45-year-old man and 46-year-old man robbed at gunpoint on the 1800 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, cellphone, two pairs of shoes and money.

LARCENY

  • 1300 block of Hill Street; stolen, toddler bike.
  • 3600 block of Westridge Circle Drive; stolen, oxycodone prescription.
  • 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, DVDs.
  • 3200 block of Cornwallis Drive; stolen, two bicycles.

RESIDENTIAL 
BREAK-IN

  • 100 block of Brown Drive; stolen, money.
  • 200 block of Braswell Street; stolen, PlayStation 3.
  • 800 block of Sycamore Street; stolen, bleach, toilet paper, extension cord, hair dryer and duct tape.

COMMERCIAL 
BREAK-IN

  • Trinity Industries on the 1500 block of Vance Street; stolen, building materials.
  • Electric Supply & Equipment Company on the 100 block of Red Iron Road; damaged, siding.

HIT AND RUN

  • 2003 Chevrolet Z71 on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road.
  • 2005 Nissan Altima on the 1000 block of Weathervane Hill Drive.
  • Chevrolet Impala on the 500 block of Sutters Creek Boulevard.
  • 1999 Cadillac Deville and 1996 Jeep Cherokee on the 900 block of Nashville Road.

PROPERTY DAMAGE

  • 1000 block of Independence Drive; damaged, vehicle.
  • 1200 block of Cobb Corners Drive; damaged, vehicle.
  • 1500 block of Benvenue Road; damaged, vehicle.
  • 1200 block of East Raleigh Boulevard; damaged, vehicle.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

  • 2006 Honda Odyssey on the 700 block of Eagles Terrace.
  • 1993 Buick Roadmaster on the 1200 block of Hargrove Street.