A 32-year-old Edgecombe County man with a prior record is facing felony charges after being arrested after a complaint about illegal drug activity occurring at a residence in the rural southern part of the county, authorities said.

Friday, September 18, 2020

A 70-year-old Edgecombe County man who spent 25 years as a school counselor and now lists his occupation as a pastor on his Facebook page faces multiple felony charges in two counties that he took indecent liberties with a child.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Three people were arrested and a firearm reported stolen in Wake County recovered after Edgecombe County Deputy K. Vaughan conducted a routine traffic stop on Saturday in rural Edgecombe County.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Police are trying to find out who pulled the trigger and why in two separate shootings this weekend resulting in there being three victims, one of whom apparently took off before emergency medical services personnel arrived.

Monday, September 14, 2020

A son of a Rocky Mount City Council member is no longer facing a misdemeanor charge of illegally possessing marijuana that was filed against him more than 11 months ago, court records show.

A Conetoe man was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of a weapon with an altered serial number after he fired at a person in the yard of a house at about 1:40 p.m. Friday on U.S. 64 Alternate just south of Princeville.

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The developer in the public-private partnership of the proposed downtown development project is scheduled to stand trial in federal court in Mississippi in less than a month and a half in a case of an alleged bid-rigging scheme in that state.

A former Enfield police officer has been indicted on numerous counts of embezzlement, altering criminal evidence and other charges after an investigation into allegations of sexual exploitation of a child led to the discovery of a stash of hoarded evidence at his home.

Q’Davion Barnes, 19, of Tarboro, is being held on a $1 million bond in the Edgecombe County Detention Center in connection with a late-night incident on Wednesday in which multiple shots were fired at a Tarboro police officer during a vehicle pursuit of a Ford Expedition.

A search continues for an unknown number of suspects who opened fire on a Tarboro police officer attempting to initiate a traffic stop late Wednesday night.

A Rocky Mount man who is a member of the Crips street gang has confessed in federal court he possessed a firearm while being a convicted felon, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a statement on Thursday.

A South Carolina man who engaged in a multi-state car chase and shooting spree Saturday has been arrested on federal charges, Robert J. Higdon Jr., U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announced Thursday.

At least 14 people are facing illegal-drug-related charges in Edgecombe County after law enforcement arrested them after having engaged in surveillance or controlled purchases or executed search warrants.

U.S. Attorney Robert J. Higdon Jr. of the Eastern District of North Carolina last week spoke at the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Historic Train Station, sharing details of several recent investigations in the Twin Counties that have resulted in indictments or convictions though the Take Back Nor…

A South Carolina man will be facing charges after law enforcement chased him on Interstate 95 from North Carolina into Virginia after he fired a sawed-off shotgun from a pickup truck at other motorists, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone said.

A 25-year-old Wilson woman is charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle in connection with a recent nighttime wreck involving her sport utility vehicle and a man on his motorcycle on East Raleigh Boulevard, in the eastern part of Rocky Mount, police said and records show.

A businessman in the public-private partnership of the proposed downtown development project is charged in federal court in Mississippi in connection with allegedly being part of a bid-rigging scheme with a past official of that state's department of education.

A suspect is in custody after firing multiple shots while on Interstate 95 and leading law enforcement on a chase into Virginia, the Nash County Sheriff's Office said in a posting on Facebook.