Crime

Robbery and Kidnapping reported in Rocky Mount

Around 530PM yesterday a 21 yr old Male was kidnapped and robbed on the 4300 block of Carrol Ave in Rocky Mount. The suspect had a handgun during the robbery. A Necklace, Ear Rings, Shoes and Money were taken. At this time we do not have a suspect…


Enfield man arrested on Drug Charges

At 8:15 pm on 2/10/2018, Corporal Shatel Coates and Officer Chris Little of the Enfield Police Department were on patrol when Corporal Coates recognized Jamaal Alexander Velazquez as operating a vehicle without a license. Officer Little conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, and arrested Velazquez as he…




Tarboro Man arrested on Rape and Kidnapping Charges

ERNEST RAY PETTAWAY 60, was arrested by Tarboro PD after an investigation and charged with the following: 1ST DEG FORCIBLE RAPE; 1ST DEG SEX ACT; 1ST DEG KIDNAPPING – $200,000.00 SECURED BOND PWISD SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID, SELL/DISTRIBUTE SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID $100,000 SECURED BOND No word on what prompted Tarboro PD…




Shots fired during robbery of convenient mart

On Thursday February 8 at approximately 7:30pm the Roanoke Rapids police Department responded to an armed robbery at the New Dixie Mart in the no hundred block of Roanoke Avenue.  When Officers arrived they spoke with the store employee, the employee stated that a two males entered the…


Federal Jury Convicts Wilson Man of Felon in Possession Charge

The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that today, MAURICE MONTRAE PARKS, a Wilson, NC resident, was convicted in a three-day jury trial before Senior United States District Judge W. Earl Britt.  The jury found PARKS guilty of Possession…




Man out on bond charged in five break ins – Edgecombe County

Since November, there have been several break-ins in the Southern Terrace area of Princeville. Last week, detectives were able to clear 5 of them with the arrest of Trakelvious Williams of 905 King Avenue. Detectives found property from two different break-ins in Williams’ house. Williams was charged with:…