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June 01, 2016

Rocky Mount police charged a motorist with striking and critically injuring a man in a wheelchair Friday on South Church Street.

Cedric Dion Taylor, 45, was struck by a vehicle at about 10:20 p.m. on the 1900 block of South Church Street. Officers found Taylor lying in the middle of the road where…


Kmart employee charged with embezzlement

June 01, 2016

A Rocky Mount Kmart employee has been charged in connection with more than $22,000 in losses of store merchandise over a roughly 10-month period.

Sergeant McNeal Cooper, 20, of the 700 block of Cascade Avenue in Rocky Mount, was arrested and charged with one count of felony larceny by employee.…


Authorities search for missing teen

May 30, 2016

Authorities are searching for a juvenile who is missing from the custody of the Edgecombe Youth Development Center.

The youth, identified only as Khalil D., failed to return Sunday after an off-campus visit. Khalil is from Edgecombe County and was last seen about 1:30 p.m Sunday on Raleigh…


Rocky Mount man sentenced for Battleboro robbery

May 30, 2016

A Rocky Mount man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for robbery and brandishing a firearm.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced in federal court in Raleigh on Thursday that Christopher Lee Silver, 33, had been sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III to 144…