August 20, 2017

Two people escaped injury in a shooting that happened Tuesday in Rocky Mount.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at 5:41 p.m. at a house on the 1000 block of Godwin Lane. They said two people were inside the home when the shooting happened but were not wounded.

Two vehicles — a 2005…

Accused sex offenders to appear in court

August 17, 2017

Three Nash County men are scheduled to appear today in separate cases involving alleged sex offenses.

William Junior Rigsbee, 68, of Nashville is scheduled to appear today in N.C. District Court in Nashville on charges of first-degree sex offense, indecent liberties with a child and rape/sex act…

Police probe series of break-ins

August 17, 2017

Rocky Mount police are looking for suspects in a pair of home break-ins that happened over a two-day span.

Police responded to the first home break-in at 10:26 p.m. Monday at a house on the 900 block of West Haven Boulevard. They said the homeowner was not home when the break-in occurred.


Police seek suspect in armed robbery

August 16, 2017

Police are seeking help finding a man wanted for an armed robbery earlier this month at a local gas station.

Rocky Mount police responded to a report of an armed robbery at 9:54 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Kangaroo gas station at at 240 S. Wesleyan Blvd. The suspect, described as a black man between 18 and…