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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…


ShotSpotter system alerts officers to shooting

May 29, 2016

ShotSpotter, a system that detects gunfire, alerted Rocky Mount police to a shooting Thursday before anyone called 911 to report the crime.

An 18-year-old male was walking along the 700 block of West Haven Boulevard when a man walked up and shot him, said Rocky Mount police Cpl. Mike Lewis.…


Man leads Tarboro police on high-speed chase

May 24, 2016

An attempt to elude a motor vehicle checkpoint Sunday in Tarboro resulted in a single car accident and a felony charge.

Raheim Hakeem Williams,19, has been charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest, aggressive driving and misdemeanor speeding in connection with the incident. The Enfield resident…