April 18, 2018

A Michigan man has been arrested and charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with an online catfishing scheme involving a 15-year-old girl.

Tarboro police Chief Jesse Webb said in a statement Tuesday that the investigation began on March 8 after officers responded to Vidant Edgecombe…

Suspects crash car after leading deputies on chase

April 18, 2018

Nash County deputies nabbed two suspects Tuesday after a chase that ended on the lawn of a rehabilitation center in Rocky Mount. 

Just before noon on Tuesday, deputies assigned to the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force were patrolling the Nashville Road area in Rocky Mount when they…

Police seek suspects in copper theft

April 15, 2018

Local authorities are investigating the theft of copper wiring from an air conditioning unit at a Rocky Mount apartment duplex.

The theft occurred sometime between April 5 and April 9 on the 100 block of Country Club Road at a property managed by Market Leader Realty.

The wiring is valued at around…

Search continues for missing teen

April 12, 2018

Two people reported missing this week in Nash County have been located, but Rocky Mount police are still searching for a teen mother who has been missing since Sunday.

Etionne Joyner, 17, was last seen Sunday at Greater Joy Missionary Baptist Church at 820 Nashville Road. Joyner left the…