An Edgecombe County deputy was unharmed Monday morning when a suspect he was pursuing rammed a stolen vehicle into his patrol car.

Monday, March 30, 2020

A 43-year-old Edgecombe County woman has been arrested by agents of the state Department of Insurance Criminal Investigations Division.

Friday, March 27, 2020
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

CONETOE — Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson is making clear he is not going to tolerate sweepstakes establishments illegally operating in his jurisdiction.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A 61-year-old Rocky Mount man was arrested after being found with more than 400 bags of heroin in a vehicle after a traffic stop in the northwestern part of the city the middle of last week, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

A 39-year-old man is facing a charge of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in connection with gunfire early Sunday afternoon outside the Nashville Walmart Supercenter, Nashville police said.

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Police are asking for the public’s help solving two instances of gunfire earlier this month, with one of them having resulted in the front of a residence in the Down East area having been hit.

Police are seeking the public’s help finding out the source of gunfire in the early morning hours earlier this month as an officer was conducting a businesses watch in the commercial part of the northwest side of the city.

Two eastern North Carolina men, including one from the Twin Counties, are going to have to answer in U.S. District Court to criminal charges in connection with a string of robberies of local businesses across six counties in July, the region’s chief federal prosecutor said on Thursday.


Police are asking for the public’s help finding two men who, wearing masks, committed a nighttime weekend robbery of a business on the northwest side of the city.

TARBORO — A Triad area man is going to have to answer in Edgecombe County Superior Court to a charge of attempted first-degree murder of another man in connection with a shooting more than two months ago in the Edgecombe Village shopping center off Western Boulevard.

A 60-year-old Raleigh man is facing at least four alcohol-related charges after being caught driving with a load of nearly 10 gallons of illegal liquor after a traffic stop late this week on U.S. 264 in the southern part of Nash County, authorities said.

A 46-year-old Edgecombe County man has pleaded guilty to two cases of fraud related to his actions following Hurricane Florence and is now required to pay restitution to his victims.