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Four area men were arrested for allegedly robbing people who via social media had agreed to go to a rural area believing they were going to be engaging in legitimate business transactions, the Wilson County Sheriff's Office said.

Sunday, June 04, 2023
Friday, June 02, 2023

A local man with a prior record in the state judicial system was ordered on Thursday to serve 12½ years in federal prison for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after having engaged in a shooting in Raleigh nearly 11 months ago, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a statement.

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A man was in critical condition at the hospital in Greenville after having been shot at the Cook Out in the 1000 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard in the northwestern part of the city, allegedly by an employee of the fast food business, Rocky Mount police said.

Thursday, June 01, 2023

A Conetoe man was jailed under a $1 million secured bond on illegal-drug-related charges after a search warrant was executed at his house and a search of his vehicle resulted in the confiscation of about 1,435 pressed fentanyl pills in the glove box, the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office sai…

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A 17-year-old girl is charged with first-degree murder of a man found dead on Wednesday morning at a residence in Southeast Rocky Mount, police said.

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A local man with a prior record was charged with committing felony common law robbery and misdemeanor assault on a female in a police case, Nash County District Court records said.

A local man with indictments pending against him for a list of traffic-related violations in Nash County and for armed robbery in the Edgecombe County part of Rocky Mount is charged by city police with feloniously committing assault by strangulation, judicial system records said.

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Police have warrants for the arrest of a man in connection with a shooting late Friday afternoon on a street in an area northwest of where the Hunter Hill Road bridges cross North Wesleyan Boulevard.

A man and a woman were arrested for illegal drug-related offenses after Nash County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday executed a search warrant at the pair’s residence in the Northgreen area of the city and found more than 5½ ounces of cocaine along with heroin, marijuana and two firearms with…

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A man with a prior record is behind bars in the Nash County Detention Center after having been accused of brutalizing a woman while his child was present, records said.

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A man with a prior record is behind bars without bond in the Edgecombe County Detention Center after police arrested him in connection with the fatal shooting of another man late Wednesday night along Park Avenue.

A local man with a record of convictions dating back 37 years is jailed in connection with allegedly breaking into and stealing from three stores and a pawn shop in the city, Nash County District Court records said.

A local man with a prior record has remained behind bars on charges of feloniously committing common law robbery and assault by strangulation, Nash County District Court records said.

A Wilson County man with an extensive history of convictions is jailed in the Nash County Detention Center after being arrested for allegedly stealing items, including the front bumper and headlights of a sport utility vehicle, judicial system records said.

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A man was killed in a shooting late Wednesday night along Park Avenue north to northeast of East Thomas Street and in the southern part of the Holly Street area, police said.

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A gun-wielding man was jailed under a six-digit bond after police used a bloodhound to help track the man down on Tuesday morning after he tried to gain entry to a vehicle and discharged a firearm and fled after the owner of the vehicle confronted him.

A local woman was arrested by Edgecombe County deputies after a traffic stop in the southeastern part of the city resulted in finding her having 41 bags of suspected heroin in her shorts and a small bag of marijuana in her bra, the county sheriff’s office said in a posting via Facebook.

A 15-month-old boy who died nearly seven months ago at the local hospital after being brought in by emergency medical services personnel lost his life due to blunt force trauma of the torso, medical documents said.

A Wendell man late last week was ordered to serve 29 years and eight months in federal prison for committing robberies in 2019 after targeting Aldi stores, including the one in Rocky Mount, authorities and records said.