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October 31, 2019

A bingo business at the southeastern edge of the Englewood area recently was held up at gunpoint and police need the public’s help catching the robber.

The holdup occurred at 6:28 a.m. on Oct. 24 at Catawba Bingo, which is in the 100 block of South Wesleyan Boulevard, Cpl. Clay Wilder said.…


October 31, 2019

A driver safety checkpoint set up on the north side of Rocky Mount resulted in a motorist with a prior record being arrested for felony possession of marijuana and possession of a stolen firearm, authorities said.

Daniel McClain, 37, was charged after being discovered to have nearly 2½…


October 30, 2019

A 30-year-old Edgecombe County man is jailed in connection with a weekend double shooting in Princeville that claimed the life of one man and wounded another, authorities said.

Melvin Ray Jones Jr. is charged with first-degree murder of Dekotah “Peanut” Redmond of Greenville, Edgecombe…


October 30, 2019

With a series of violent events transpiring at the Nash County Detention Center so far this week, the need for upgraded facilities and increased staffing is becoming even more apparent.

Two inmates at the Detention Center were seriously injured on Monday, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone confirmed…

October 30, 2019

Two Kenly women were arrested Friday by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office and charged in connection with participation in a methamphetamine operation.

According to information released this week by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit was following…

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October 29, 2019

WHITAKERS — A body was found Monday in Whitakers, but police so far are not ruling it a suspicious death.

Whitakers Police Chief Lynette Clements said the body of Julius Bryant, 59, of Whitakers, was found about 7 a.m. Monday morning beside the road on South Porter Street in Whitakers.…

October 28, 2019

A man was killed Sunday morning in Princeville and the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from possible witnesses.

Edgecombe County deputies responded about 7 a.m. to 302 Church St. in Princeville in reference to a report of a deceased person. They arrived to…

October 27, 2019

Rocky Mount Police Chief George Robinson assumed the helm of the police department during one of its most challenging years as far as homicides are concerned, but is trying to steer the department in a new direction to better serve the community.

In an interview held this week, Robinson spoke…


October 27, 2019

In what seems poised to be a record-breaking year, Rocky Mount police have investigated 17 cases as homicides this year involving 18 victims.

Cpl. Clay Wilder, public information officer for the Rocky Mount Police Department, worked diligently this week to provide the Telegram with an updated list…

October 24, 2019

The Nash County Sheriff’s Department has made an arrest for the murder of a woman whose body was found Thursday buried in Spring Hope.

The body of Deborah Elaine Deans, who went missing in January 2004 in Nash County, was found Thursday behind a home at 1402 Wiley Road near Spring Hope.…

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