December 04, 2016

A local convenience store was robbed Monday by a suspect wielding a fake gun.

The robbery occurred about 3 p.m. at the Kangaroo Express on the 3600 block of Sunset Avenue. A suspect entered the front door and demanded money using an implied or toy weapon. The suspect then stole cash, 16 cans of…

Bailey man faces child sex charges

December 02, 2016

NASHVILLE— A Bailey man is in jail facing child sex charges, authorities said.

John Milton Battle, 33, was arrested Tuesday and charged with six counts of sexual offenses with a child. Capt. Todd Wells of the Nash County’s Sheriff’s Office said authorities didn’t want to…

Deputies bust suspected drug dealer

December 02, 2016

A Rocky Mount man recently was arrested by authorities and is facing several drug charges, officials said.

Domnick Garner of 840 Shearin Andrews Road was charged on Nov. 21 with trafficking heroin, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, felony possession of marijuana,…

Police probe pedestrian's death

November 30, 2016

Rocky Mount police are still investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by several vehicles last week while crossing Wesleyan Boulevard.

Gregory Hunter Stokes, 29, of Sunset Avenue, died after stepping in front of oncoming traffic at 7:40 p.m. Friday on the 1200 block of South…