November 06, 2019

A man is behind bars in connection with shooting his father on Tuesday morning at the son’s residence northeast of Bailey, authorities said.

Justin Dane Bailey, 36, of the 4100 block of Stoney Hill Church Road, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting…

Teen charged with assault, car theft

November 01, 2019

A Wilson teen is behind bars after allegedly attacking a 75-year-old woman in broad daylight this week outside Edgecombe County Memorial Library and driving off in her vehicle before being arrested just outside Princeville, authorities said.

Terry Austin Pitt, 18, is charged with assault with a…

Gunman robs area bingo parlor

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.…

Traffic checkpoint nets pot bust

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…