July 26, 2017

Gangs, guns and drugs continue to be a problem at Gold Rock, according to Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone, who supervised a heroin dealer dragnet Tuesday.

“I'm tired of the politics involved,” Stone said. “It's time to move forward. We need to make Nash County safe.”


Suspects sought in ATM assault, robberies

July 26, 2017

Rocky Mount police are looking for two suspects in connection with an assault and a pair of robberies at a local ATM.

The assault victim reported to police that two black men in their late 20s demanded her belongings and assaulted her while she was in her car at an ATM on the 900 block of…

Police recover stolen vehicles, arrest one suspect

July 23, 2017

One person was arrested Tuesday in connection to a motor vehicle theft early this week while another remains on the loose in connection to a second vehicle theft the same day.

Police responded to the first motor vehicle theft at 6:44 a.m. July 18 at a house on the 2400 block of South Church Street.…

Police nab murder suspect

July 22, 2017

Only a day after a homicide claimed the life of another Rocky Mount man, a suspect has been arrested in the case.

Tracy Lorenzo Askew Jr., 20, of Rocky Mount was arrested Friday afternoon in connection to the shooting death Thursday of Malik Nikee Thomas, 18, of Rocky Mount, according to a press…