December 09, 2016

A Rocky Mount man was arrested Sunday following an investigation into a home break-in.

Montrail Richardson, 22, was arrested in connection to a Thursday home break-in, said police Cpl. Mike Lewis. Lewis said Richardson was arrested when officers saw him riding a bicycle on Raleigh Road that matched…

Suspect faces charges stemming from car chase

December 07, 2016

A Rocky Mount man faces multiple charges after leading police on a chase late Monday through downtown.

Rocky Mount police Cpl. Brad Summerlin said at 8 p.m. officers spotted a vehicle driving the wrong way on West Thomas Street with its lights off. He said when officers tried to stop the vehicle, a…

Task force busts suspected drug dealers

December 07, 2016

A traffic stop Monday in Castalia landed two Wilson County residents behind bars facing drug charges.

The Tar River Regional Drug Task Force stopped a white Ford F-150 at 5:15 p.m. on Red Bud Road near Highway 58 in Castalia for displaying a fake license plate. The vehicle was searched after being…

Traffic stop leads to drug bust

December 07, 2016

A Rocky Mount man was arrested on a drug charge late Monday after a traffic stop.

Rocky Mount police stopped a vehicle at 10:35 p.m. at 3800 Sunset Ave. for having s headlight out, said police Cpl. Bard Summerlin. When the vehicle was stopped, the driver, Joseph Keith Avent, 30, of Rocky Mount…