Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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A local man was recently ordered to serve a 20- to 25-year prison sentence after an agreement with the District Attorney’s Office to plead guilty to having committed second-degree murder of a local woman two years ago, records said.

Rocky Mount police arrested four suspects in connection with a shooting last week in which the shooting victim is also one of the suspects who was caught in the crossfire.

Rocky Mount police are seeking the public’s help in investigating a shooting that took place Friday night on North Howell Street.

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Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson last week was preparing to leave a parking lot on Fairview Road in Rocky Mount when he saw a vehicle heading toward Bedford Road at a high rate of speed.

A Wilson man is behind bars at the Nash County Detention Center after Rocky Mount police arrested him after he recently broke into a tobacco business at Wellongate Center off Sunset Avenue and unsuccessfully tried to flee from officers.

A local man with a prior record is behind bars at the Nash County Detention Center after city police arrested him on a charge of first-degree forcible rape of a woman, authorities and records said.

A local man with a prior record — and already indicted in Nash County for illegal drug-related offenses — was arrested late last week by city police and charged with a new list of such offenses, Edgecombe County District Court records said.

A 24-year-old man is in critical condition at a hospital in Greenville after he was wounded by gunfire in the early morning hours of Monday in Rocky Mount, police said.

Police are trying to find a man who entered a convenience store in East Rocky Mount in the early morning hours of Sunday claiming he had a firearm and demanding money from the clerk.

A man is behind bars for allegedly committing eight offenses — three of which are felonies — after leading Rocky Mount police on a chase earlier this week with a sport utility vehicle that was not his and ending up in a crash.

A local man with a prior record is behind bars in Edgecombe County after he fled from a driver’s license checkpoint earlier this week and led law enforcement on a chase that exceeded 100 mph and ended in a residential area in Rocky Mount.

A local man is being held on a high bond at the Nash County Detention Center on felony charges after he recently allegedly fired a gun at a man in a car, records said.

A local man with a history of drug-related crimes is accused of recently having highly addictive drugs on him and with showing his private parts to a woman, records said.

Police late Tuesday afternoon said a man who was a suspect in connection with a homicide is in custody on a high bond at the Edgecombe County Detention Center.

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