A 17-year-old Tarboro male is being held in the Pitt County Juvenile Detention Facility on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a handgun by a minor after his father was shot in the face.

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

The failure of a driver to stop at an Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office traffic checkpoint led to a chase that reached speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour and required the use of stop sticks to bring to an end.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The mother of a man behind bars on a charge of murdering a teen in the city roughly three months ago again appeared before the City Council to argue her son is innocent.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

A local minister who frequently addresses the City Council told the council he believes the police department needs improvements after an allegation of trouble in the local IHOP restaurant parking lot prompted a response from many officers.

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A lawsuit a Rocky Mount man who is a Vietnam veteran filed in federal court approximately 11 months ago claiming a police officer assaulted him and wrongly arrested him has been dismissed as a result of a settlement.

Police recently apprehended a man with an extensive criminal background for allegedly burglarizing the Roses in Englewood Square in the 3000 block of Sunset Avenue in the Greenfield area of the city.

Police are trying to find out who is responsible for a shooting with an injury in the northern part of the city and also are trying to find two people responsible for robbing the Sheetz convenience store at the western edge of the city.

What started out as a stop at a simple traffic enforcement check point near the intersection of Panola and Granville streets on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of a 29-year-old Tarboro man on multiple charges.