July 23, 2016

A probation absconder is now wanted in connection with a recent drive-by shooting that seriously injured a Rocky Mount man.

Jay Patrick Lyles Jr., 22, of Kingston Avenue, is being sought by authorities on an outstanding warrant for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious…

Man sentenced on drug charges

July 22, 2016

A Middlesex man has been sentenced to federal prison in connection with an infamous outdoor narcotics flea market.

Harold Devon Scarboro, 25, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Terrence W. Boyle.

Scarboro was named in a July…

Tarboro police track down shooting suspect

July 19, 2016

Tarboro police captured a teenage fugitive over the weekend accused of shooting two victims, one in the head.

Armun Dozier, 17, was charged by the Tarboro Police Department with communicating threats, discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill…

Would-be thief foiled by car owner

July 19, 2016

A criminal found out early Sunday morning he messed with the wrong victim.

James Jerome Braswell, 52, was charged with misdemeanor larceny and breaking and entering a vehicle after the owner of the automobile he is charged with breaking into reportedly ran him down and held him captive until…