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Police charge suspect in drug store break-in

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Joshua Spriggs

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From Staff Reports

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Rocky Mount police have arrested a man in connection with an attempted break-in to a local pharmacy on Labor Day.

Joshua Spriggs, 41, was arrested after he allegedly attempted to break in to the Rite Aid early Monday morning on the 800 block of West Raleigh Boulevard. A drive-thru window and a cigarette container were damaged in the process

Police charged Spriggs with felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering, felony larceny of a motor vehicle, two counts of misdemeanor larceny and eight counts of felony breaking and entering of a motor vehicle.

Spriggs is being held in the Nash County Detention Center. The bond amount was not available at press time.

Anyone with information about any crime in the area is asked to contact Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.

Rocky Mount police also investigated the following incidents this week:

ASSAULT

Assault simple physical on the 400 block of Banner Way.

Assault simple physical 1 on the 1500 block of Harper Street.

Assault aggravated on the 100 block of South Wesleyan Boulevard.

Assault aggravated by shooting into an occupied building on the 700 block of Goldrock Road.

Assault simple physical on the 1200 block of Russell Street.

Assault simple physical on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road.

BREAKING AND ENTERING

Breaking and entering non-residential with forcible entry on the 2300 block of Tanner Road.

Breaking and entering commercial with forcible entry on the 800 block of West Raleigh Boulevard.

Breaking and entering residential with non-forcible entry on the 100 block of Biltmore Place.

BURGLARY

Burglary residential with forcible entry on the 4200 block of Shelly Drive.

DAMAGE TO PROPERTY

Damage to property on the 700 block of School Street.

Damage to property an automobile on the 4200 block of Nash Central High Road.

Damage to property an automobile on the 800 block of Gay Street.

Damage to property an automobile on the 1100 block of Westwood Drive.

Damage to property a residence at 500 block of Cleveland Street.

Damage to property a residence at 1200 block of Waterloo Drive.

Damage to property an automobile on the 1200 block of South Wesleyan Boulevard.

Damage to property an automobile on the 200 block of West Bassett Street.

HIT-AND-RUN

Hit-and-run on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

LARCENY

Larceny on the 100 block of Greenwood Avenue.

Larceny on the 800 block of Russell Street.

Larceny from motor vehicle on the 2800 block of Avalon Road.

Larceny on the 1100 block of Aycock Street.

Larceny from a motor vehicle on the 500 block of Myrtle Avenue.

Larceny on the 500 block of Clifton Road.

Larceny from a motor vehicle on the 3400 block of Pridgen Road.

Larceny auto parts and accessories on the 600 block of Kingston Avenue.

Larceny on the 1000 block of East. Holly Street.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

Motor vehicle theft on the 100 block of Live Oaks Trail.

Motor vehicle theft of a truck on the 600 block of North Church Street.

ROBBERY

Robbery from an individual on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road.

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