September 19, 2017

A Rocky Mount teenager has been arrested in connection with a Sept. 12 shooting on Cokey Road.

Rocky Mount police on Tuesday arrested Chrisaun Whitaker, 16, of Rocky Mount in connection with the shooting. They said an investigation into the case led them to identify Whitaker as a chief suspect.…

Man charged with statutory rape

September 19, 2017

An Edgecombe County man was arrested Monday on statutory rape charges following a search for a runaway juvenile.

Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office and Tarboro Police Department responded to a report of a runaway child early Monday morning at a house on Kathryn Lane. Police and deputies found…

Homicide suspect commits suicide, deputies say

September 18, 2017

The man accused of killing Brian Scott Keen Jr. Sunday night in Nash County is dead.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office on Monday said law enforcement officers found Stell dead in “an undisclosed cemetery in Halifax County.” A news release said Stell died as a result of suicide, but…

Homicide suspect 'armed and dangerous,' deputies say

September 18, 2017

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspect in one of two homicides that occurred Sunday near Castalia.

Nash County deputies responded to a report of a shooting Sunday on the 9000 block of Grover Road, Nashville. Deputies found Brian Scott Keen Jr., 31, suffering from a…