June 17, 2018

The Rocky Mount Police Department is investigating the theft last week of more than $4,000 in panties and other items from Victoria's Secret.

An unknown suspect shoplifted $4039.85 in merchandise from the store between 6:30 and 7:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Among the items taken were 20 panties, a…

School official to appear in court

June 14, 2018

An assistant superintendent for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools accused of public drunkenness is due in court at the end of the month.

Leonodus Farrow Jr., 46, of Winterville, was charged by the Greenville Police Department with being intoxicated and disruptive, which is a misdemenor, and being in…

Traffic stop nets major heroin bust

June 13, 2018

In the largest heroin bust in Nash County history, deputies seized nearly four pounds of heroin late Monday.

This is equivalent to approximately 40,350 bindles — or individual packs — with an estimated street value of approximately $807,000, said Sheriff Keith Stone.

"With the increase…

Man charged with arson in hotel fire

June 12, 2018

Local police, firefighters and emergency medical personnel responded to a fire at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Motel 6 on Wesleyan Boulevard.

Alvin Lee Whitaker, 51, was charged by the Rocky Mount Police Department with one count of arson and jailed in the Nash County Detention Center.…