Eight people received stiff sentences in U.S. District Court after a partnership between law enforcement agencies and prosecutors put a heroin trafficking ring out of business.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone was quick to make clear that punishment in U.S. District Court of a person charged with a federal drug-related or violent-crime-related offense is going to be sincere and swift.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
A local man with a prior record was arrested earlier this week on assault- and firearms-related charges, the police said and records show.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
The police late last week were trying to apprehend a suspect reportedly armed with a knife in connection with a robbery of a convenience store in the northern part of the city.
Police this weekend were trying to find out who was responsible for shots fired during the nighttime hours in the 2100 block of Mobile Drive at the mobile home village in the Cross Creek area on the north side of the city.
Monday, July 26, 2021
A man was in stable condition at a local hospital this week after having been shot this weekend in Southeast Rocky Mount, police spokesman Cpl. Ricky Jackson told the Telegram.
New Police Chief Robert Hassell made clear that texting Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson and Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone is standard operating procedure for him.
Rocky Mount police are investigating several shootings and aggravated assaults that have taken place over the past week and have made arrests in at least two of the cases.
Team Cold Case is offering a reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of 31-year-old Jaquater Staton in Tarboro.
Nearly 2½ months have passed since the discovery of human remains in the Dozier area on the city’s far west side and yet no new information is available from the authorities.
Rocky Mount police are reminding residents to take care to protect their cars after two people recently were arrested for breaking into multiple vehicles over the weekend.
The police department provided an update about an officer-involved shooting that occurred this past autumn and an officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier this year.
Members of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office arrested two alleged drug dealers Thursday at Golden East Crossing mall and seized the weapons they had with them.
Police Chief Robert Hassell was asked by the Telegram on Thursday about his thoughts and ideas about how he wants to improve operations at the police department.
An alleged gang leader in the Twin Counties has been indicted by a federal grand jury for involvement in a narcotics distribution ring and for fraud related to federal unemployment benefits.
The police department in June responded to 29 reports of larcenies from motor vehicles — and the department is advising motorists to make sure that their vehicles are secure and that their valuable items are not in view.
The police are asking for the public’s help finding a knife-wielding man who early this week entered the Circle K convenience store at Sunset and Winstead avenues and got away with nearly $200 in cash.