March 17, 2018

A Rocky Mount police officer recently was commended for his quick thinking on the job that saved a man from a burning vehicle.

Senior Police Officer William Locke, who works in the patrol services division of the Rocky Mount Police Department, was awarded with the city of Rocky Mount’s…

Police seek leads in armed robbery

March 11, 2018

Rocky Mount police are investigating an armed robbery that was reported Tuesday morning.

A 51-year-old man reported that he was walking from his girlfriend’s house to the homeless shelter about 10 p.m. Monday night when he was assaulted from behind and robbed of his cash. The victim reported…

Traffic stop leads to cocaine bust

March 07, 2018

A traffic stop this weekend along U.S. 64 resulted in two people being arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine. 

Jaquan Fredrick McLean, 20, of Clinton, and Areona Alyzah Middleton, 20, of Weldon, were both charged with two counts of trafficking cocaine, possession with intent…

Police officer bitten by ‘aggressive’ cat

March 04, 2018

Rocky Mount police are waiting on test results of a quarantined cat that bit an officer last week.

Police were called to a home on Crosswinds Drive at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday by a pet owner whose cat was acting aggressive.

Officers tried to help the owner secure the cat in a carrier and the cat bit an…