Suspect trips alarm during liquor store break-in
From Staff Reports | August 28, 2015 - 7:37pm
A thief set on stocking his liquor cabinet didn’t have much time to shop when he activated a burglary alarm and beckoned law enforcement.
Grocery store altercation leads to two arrests
From Staff Reports | August 22, 2015 - 11:56pm
Two Rocky Mount women were arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting a grocery store clerk.
Man suspected of swindling car wash
From Staff Reports | August 16, 2015 - 12:03am
Rocky Mount police are searching for a man suspected of swindling a local convenience shop out of a car wash.
Vacant home stripped bare by burglar
From Staff Reports | August 8, 2015 - 11:39pm
Thieves might not have taken the kitchen sink, but they did take most other things, including the carpet of a vacant house.
Man charged with punching co-worker during dispute
From Staff Reports | August 1, 2015 - 11:56pm
Authorities apprehended a Rocky Mount man suspected of punching one of his co-workers at work.
Man hospitalized, charged in drug possession
July 27, 2015 - 7:38pm
Alleged drug abuse in the parking lot of Wal-Mart led an Elm City man to land behind bars.
Two charged with pawning employer's work tools
From Staff Reports | July 18, 2015 - 11:59pm
Two men recently were arrested by Rocky Mount police in connection with stealing then pawning their employer’s tools.
Alleged scam artists charged with fraud
From Staff Reports | July 12, 2015 - 12:03am
Two men were arrested this week for allegedly defrauding an elderly woman.
Homeless man charged with breaking into vacant building
From Staff Reports | July 4, 2015 - 12:10am
Rocky Mount police arrested a homeless man suspected of breaking into a building for shelter.
Apartment complex tagged by vandals
From Staff Reports | June 28, 2015 - 12:08am
Rocky Mount police are looking for vandals who wreaked havoc with spray paint at a local apartment complex.
Employee charged with embezzling $1,400 from Wal-Mart
From Staff Reports | June 13, 2015 - 12:27am
A Nashville Wal-Mart employee was accused earlier this month of embezzling to pay her mortgage.
Alleged cooking oil thieves caught in act
From Staff Reports | June 6, 2015 - 11:49pm
Two out-of-town men were arrested this week in connection with stealing cooking oil from Rocky Mount restaurants.
Vandals damage children’s park
From Staff Reports | May 30, 2015 - 11:54pm
Authorities are searching for the vandals who burglarized a local children’s organization.
Burglary suspect caught inside home
From Staff Reports | May 23, 2015 - 11:53pm
Observant residents and quick police response led to the capture of a burglary suspect Monday.
Police seek suspect in grab-and-go cash theft
From Staff Reports | May 17, 2015 - 12:30am
Rocky Mount police are searching for a man who committed a brazen grab-and-go theft at a local grocery store.
Employee accused of drinking at work, stealing
From Staff Reports | May 10, 2015 - 12:16am
A Rocky Mount man was caught allegedly drinking on the job and stealing from his employer this week. Charles Hedgepeth, 53, was cited for larceny.
Prank call to 911 leads to man's arrest
From Staff Reports | May 1, 2015 - 7:28pm
A Rocky Mount man was arrested this week after allegedly abusing the 911 system.
Police search for vehicle arsonist
From Staff Reports | April 27, 2015 - 7:04pm
Rocky Mount authorities are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed a vehicle in a local park.
Suspect claiming to be victim charged in hit-and-run
From Staff Reports | April 12, 2015 - 12:08am
The suspect in an Easter Sunday hit-and-run of a fire hydrant ended up contacting investigating officers, claiming to be the victim.
Police seek shoplifting suspects
From Staff Reports | April 5, 2015 - 12:32am
Rocky Mount police identified one suspected shoplifter and are working to identify a second in a recent theft of clothing at the mall.
Police charge man with assaulting officers
From Staff Reports | March 27, 2015 - 11:32pm
A Rocky Mount man was jailed Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted two officers.
Two men steal booze from liquor store
From Staff Reports | March 21, 2015 - 11:52pm
Rocky Mount police are searching for two men who stole liquor from a local ABC Store.
Woman charged with filing false vehicle theft report
From Staff Reports | March 15, 2015 - 12:56am
Allegedly lying to police got one Rocky Mount woman in hot water this week and garnered a misdemeanor charge to boot.
Suspect slips clerk counterfeit $10 bill
From Staff Reports | March 7, 2015 - 12:40am
Police are reminding people to be extra cautious when receiving cash after someone slipped fake cash to a local convenience store clerk.
Man arrested after tailgating police car
From Staff Reports | March 1, 2015 - 12:45am
Rocky Mount police charged a man on Feb. 21 after reporting he tailgated a marked patrol car.