September 26, 2017

Nash County deputies on Monday arrested a suspect in last week’s stabbing death of Danny McCalston.

Joseph Anstead was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with McCalston’s death Sept. 18 in Castalia. According to a news release sent Monday evening, the arrest was made following…

Police investigate three-day string of break-ins

September 24, 2017

A three-day stretch of break-ins across Rocky Mount between Monday and Wednesday resulted in the theft of items worth almost $4,000.

Police responded to two residential break-ins at 5:51 p.m. and 8 p.m. Monday at houses on the 500 block of Clifton Road and Amherst Road respectively. They said they…

Five charged in hemp plant thefts

September 21, 2017

Five Edgecombe County men have been arrested in connection to recent hemp thefts.

According to a news release from the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, an Edgecombe County deputy responded Monday to a report of a suspicious vehicle near a hemp field, whose location was not released. An…

Traffic stop leads to cocaine bust

September 20, 2017

A traffic stop Tuesday in Nash County ended with a Florida man being arrested on drug charges.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop at 8:13 a.m. on the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near mile marker 137. A search of the vehicle, a 2017 Nissan, uncovered 269 grams of cocaine with a street value of…