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Crime and Rescue

July 20, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — The Rocky Mount Police Department has released a surveillance photo of a bank robber who knocked off the Wells Fargo bank Monday on Benvenue Road.

The bank robber is described as a white man wearing a dark colored shirt, khaki cargo shorts, dark-colored cloth or mask covering…

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July 20, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — Deputies have arrested a man in connection with the vandalizing of vehicles at the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office.

Kaesean Deandre Pitt, 26, of N.C. 97 in the Battleboro community, has been charged with 15 counts of injury to personal property, given a $100,000 bond and…

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July 20, 2018

Greenville Police arrested and charged a Greenville woman in connection with the use of stolen gift cards.

Ashley Howell Gray, 25, of Greenville was apprehended on Wednesday after a loss prevention officer at Belk in the Greenville Mall said Gray tried using $415.00 in stolen gift cards.  …

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July 19, 2018

A Grifton Police Department officer suffered serious injuries while trying to serve arrest warrants on a man wanted for larceny, the department reported on Thursday.

The officer was attempting to arrest Robert Cogdell, 31, at 548 Cannon Blvd., where Cogdell lives on Wednesday, the department…

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July 19, 2018

After six grueling months of physical training and hundreds of hours of studying, 19 men and two women who started in an academy as total strangers, came together as a collective unit and graduated as new members of Greenville Fire-Rescue on Wednesday. 

The ceremony took place at the Goess…

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July 19, 2018

Several cameras, memory cards, hard drives were stolen from a residence, according to a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

The thefts took place in the 1000 block of Old River Road between midnight on July 5 and 6 p.m. on July 7, the report said. 

Two chain saws and a tablet…

July 19, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — A Nash County jailer on Tuesday traded in his all-black detention officer uniform for an orange inmate jumpsuit.

Quintin Cardel Higgs, 26, of Biltmore Place in Rocky Mount, was charged with eight counts of giving or selling a cellphone or electronic device to an inmate at the…

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July 18, 2018

Greenville Police have arrested a man wanted for robbery in Texas after finding him hiding in the attic of a Winterville home, a news release said.  

Police said 28-year-old Richard Marquise Taft had outstanding warrants for robbery in Texas. Officers received information that indicated…

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July 18, 2018

A Greenville Police Department investigation has determined inattention contributed to a head-on crash that killed a teenager on Fifth Street in May. Both vehicles in the wreck also were traveling above the speed limit.

Dan Kenneth Wooten III, 19, of Greenville was fatally injured about 5:45 a.m.…

July 18, 2018

Plenty of young children have been scolded by their parents for playing on the phone.

But Wesleigh Grubb, 3, and her sister Ally, 6, received no such admonishment on Tuesday morning at Sheppard Memorial Library's East Branch. The girls were able to dial to their heart’s delight while learning…

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