April 25, 2017

Rocky Mount police are on the lookout for a Tarboro man wanted in connection to a robbery Friday at a cell phone store.

Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at 5:35 p.m. at Boost Mobile on 783 Word Plaza. They said the manager on duty told them a black man armed with a handgun came into…

Man injured in rollover wreck

April 24, 2017

A rollover wreck that happened Sunday was the result of a driver trying to avoid a deer.

That is the finding of the N.C. Highway Patrol after a car landed on its roof in a ditch Sunday afternoon in Red Oak. The N.C. Highway Patrol, Red Oak Volunteer Fire Department, Stony Creek Rescue Squad…

Police investigate string of home break-ins

April 23, 2017

Another rash of home break-ins has hit Rocky Mount, and police are asking for the public’s help solving the cases.

Police responded to the third, fourth, fifth and sixth home break-ins of the week on Tuesday only hours apart from each other. They responded to the first of the three break-ins…

Suspect charged in credit union robbery

April 10, 2017

A suspect is behind bars in connection to a robbery Friday at a local credit union branch.

Kenneth Earl Cooper, 43, of Rocky Mount is accused of robbing the State Employees Credit Union at 805 North Fairview Ave.

Police responded to a report of a robbery at 9:44 a.m. Friday at the credit union.…