Vandal damages door of local dollar store


From Staff Reports

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Police are looking for a suspect who used a $1 brick to damage a $250 door.

An employee at Family Dollar on Cokey Road reported damage to a door at the business on Monday. Responding officers determined the damage to be $250 while the object used to commit the crime was a brick valued at a dollar.

It's not immediately clear whether the perpetrator picked up a nearby brick or brought the brick to the scene.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime in the area is asked to contact 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:


22-year-old woman on the 1300 block of McDearman Avenue.

66-year-old woman on the 700 block of Kinchen Drive.

48-year-old man with a handgun on the 600 block of Myrtle Avenue.

25-year-old man on the 100 block of South Pine Street.

21-year-old woman on the 1700 block of Cox Avenue.

22-year-old man on the 600 block of Colby Court.

23-year-old man on the 1200 East Highland Avenue.

50-year-old woman on the 300 block of Banner Way.


22-year-old woman and 32-year old man on the the 500 Powell Drive; stolen, two cell phone, jean shorts, jewelry.


200 block of Thunder Road; stolen, cash.

1500 block of Benvenue Road; stolen, cell phone.

12400 block of N.C. 97 West; stolen, compressor and miter saw.

1000 block of Arlington Street; stolen, car battery.

1200 block of Independence Drive; stolen, copper wire.

3300 block of Village Road; stolen, copper pipe.

100 block of Oakwood Drive; stolen, car battery.

1100 block of South Franklin Street; stolen, watches, bluetooth speakers, bookbag, earphones, credit cards.


3300 block of South Church Street; stolen, air conditioning unit and stove.

1600 block of Cherry Street; stolen, telephone, computer, stereo equipment, three pairs of Nike shoes.

2900 block of Zebulon Road; damaged, front door glass.


2000 Ford Expedition on the 900 West Raleigh Boulevard; stolen, scanner and radio.


2009 Honda Accord on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road.

2015 Hyundai Sonata on the 400 block of U.S. 64 East.

2006 Nissan Maxima on the 200 block of Pintail Lane.

2010 Honda Accord on the 300 block of North Fairview Road.

2002 Ford E250 on the 1300 block of Leggett Road.


1000 Burt Street; damaged, 2006 Ford Crown Victoria.

1500 block of Burton Street; damaged, 2010 Chevrolet Traverse.

3700 block of Sunset Avenue; damaged, front door.

700 block Clark Street; damaged, 1992 Ford Ranger.