May 05, 2016

Twin Counties authorities worked together to shut down a suspected heroin trafficking operation.

According to a press release, Edgecombe County deputies worked with the Tar River Taskforce to seize 256 bags of heroin and more than $5,500 in cash during a search of a residence on the 100...

Man charged with secret peeping

May 05, 2016

Rocky Mount police arrested a suspected peeping tom Tuesday morning.

Da’Quone Markus Stokes, 23, of the 1800 block of Beverly Road in Rocky Mount, was charged with two counts of secret peeping. He was jailed in Edgecombe County under a $2,000 secured bond.

According to police...

Police nab robbery suspects within hours of crime

May 04, 2016

Authorities apprehended two suspected armed robbers within a few hours thanks to inter-agency cooperation.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office said a 911 call came in around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday from the Dollar General on N.C. 97 in Rocky Mount. According to a press release, one suspect...

Two charged in grocery store theft

May 01, 2016

Authorities apprehended two Nashville residents recently tied to stealing more than $80 worth of meat from a Rocky Mount grocery store.

Timothy Michael Davis, 33, and Kellie Ann Whitley, 30, both of the 1400 block of Taylor Store Road in Nashville, were charged with larceny and jailed in...