July 18, 2017

A traffic stop Saturday in Rocky Mount landed a Virginia man behind bars on a motor vehicle theft charge.

Police conducted a traffic stop at 5:25 p.m. on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard. They said when they ran the vehicle’s tag, they discovered the vehicle, identified as a 2000…

Police seek gunmen who fired shots at house

July 16, 2017

Yet another local resident’s home was hit by gunfire Tuesday night, and police are asking for the public’s help solving the case.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at 12:06 p.m. at a house on the 1100 block of Luper Street, which intersects with Cleveland Street. They said…

Police capture burglary suspect

July 12, 2017

A Rocky Mount man was arrested Tuesday morning after allegedly trying to break into a local store.

Police responded to a report of an attempted breaking and entering at the Metro Mart at 777 West Raleigh Blvd. When they arrived, they saw a suspect fleeing the scene on foot. Police pursued the…

Suspected car thief captured after chase

July 11, 2017

A motor vehicle theft Friday ended with a local resident being arrested.

Rocky Mount police responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle at 9 a.m. at Log Cabin Homes Ltd. on the 500 block of Kleen Street. They said the vehicle’s owner, who is one of the company’s employees, told them…