November 21, 2017

A Belk employee and a local resident face larceny charges in connection with the theft of clothing Saturday from the department store.

Rocky Mount police were called to Belk about a reported fraud involving an employee and another person. After an investigation, police recovered $1,720.99 worth of…

Whitakers teen charged with rape of preschooler

November 17, 2017

A 16-year-old Whitakers male has been arrested and charged with the rape of a five-year-old girl.

Ricky C. Shadding III, 16, of Etheridge Farm Road was arrested Nov. 8 and charged with first degree statutory rape of a child under the age of 13 and first degree sex offense of a child under 13.…

Conetoe man charged with rape

November 15, 2017

A Conetoe man has been charged with multiple sex crimes as the result of an investigation into a young girl’s attempts to harm herself.

Dalton Bentley Whitaker, 61, was charged with three counts of statutory rape by an adult and three counts of statutory sexual offense by an adult following a…

Seven suspects charged in two drug busts

November 14, 2017

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office had a busy weekend getting drugs off the streets as deputies arrested seven suspects in two separate busts of drug suppliers.

About 1:15 a.m. Saturday, members of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office arrested five suspects bringing heroin into Nash County…