Crime



UPDATE: Search warrant issued at Animal Shelter in Wilson

An updated story A search warrant was issued today at For the Love of Dogs animal shelter on Quaker Rd in Wilson according to sources. The search warrant stemmed from a dog owner that had reported that their dog was stolen. However, the dog in question was rescued…


Teenager brings gun to Middle School

A teenager was apprehended today at Rocky Mount Middle School after bringing a gun to school. No one was hurt in the incident. School officials learned that the weapon was on campus and contacted the authorities.


Stolen vehicle recovered with blood in it

Today around 1130AM Highway Patrol located a Dodge Challenger that was stolen out of Iowa. RMPD first saw the vehicle on 301 heading North, they lost sight of it. Highway Patrol located the vehicle abandoned a short time later in the Whitakers/Enfield area. Highway Patrol advised that there…


Movie Prop Money suspect arrested again

Movie Prop Money suspect arrested again On Wednesday October 18, 2017 at approximately 8:30am Mahogany Ellasia Person 16 of Roanoke Rapids was arrested and charged by Lt. C.L. Vaught for obtaining property by false pretense.  The charge stems from another investigation where Ms. Person and a juvenile use…


Homeowner finds subject breaking into vehicle

Homeowner finds subject breaking into vehicle On Wednesday October 18, 2017 at approximately 9:30pm the Roanoke Rapids Police Department responded to a residence in the 800 block of Halifax Street about a subject breaking into a vehicle.  The homeowner noticed that his vehicle light was on in their…



Shots fired into an occupied vehicle – Rocky Mount

At 9:09PM last night shots were fired into a 2003 grey Cadillac on the 1200 block of Western Ave, the vehicle was occupied by two people. No one was injured. About $1,000 worth of damage occurred to the vehicle. If you have any information please contact RMPD 972-1411


Breaking and Entering Occurred – Nash County

Around 230PM today a home was broken into on Seven Paths Rd near Spring Mill Rd in the Spring Hope area of Nash County. A homeowner arrived home to see individuals running from the residence. One suspect left in an older model Blue Honda possibly an Accord. The…


Few clues in skull case

Few clues in skull case WILSON COUNTY – Authorities can only speculate over the identity of a skull found in a bag full of rocks at the bottom of Buckhorn Reservoir nearly 25 years ago. The skull was found in April 1993 by workers dragging the bottom of the…


Person grazed by bullet on Villa St in Rocky Mount

Around 5PM today a person was shot on Villa St in Rocky Mount. The victim was not seriously injured. The suspect is described as a black male about 5’7″ and was wearing a black shirt and black pants. He was last seen running near the railroad tracks. RMPD…