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…

Traffic stop turns up stolen vehicle

July 18, 2017

A traffic stop Saturday in Rocky Mount landed a Virginia man behind bars on a motor vehicle theft charge.

Police conducted a traffic stop at 5:25 p.m. on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard. They said when they ran the vehicle’s tag, they discovered the vehicle, identified as a 2000…

Police seek gunmen who fired shots at house

July 16, 2017

Yet another local resident’s home was hit by gunfire Tuesday night, and police are asking for the public’s help solving the case.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at 12:06 p.m. at a house on the 1100 block of Luper Street, which intersects with Cleveland Street. They said…

Police capture burglary suspect

July 12, 2017

A Rocky Mount man was arrested Tuesday morning after allegedly trying to break into a local store.

Police responded to a report of an attempted breaking and entering at the Metro Mart at 777 West Raleigh Blvd. When they arrived, they saw a suspect fleeing the scene on foot. Police pursued the…