Police seek leads in home break-ins
From Staff Reports
Sunday, August 27, 2017
A pair of home break-ins only miles and hours apart from each other Tuesday resulted in the theft of electronics and other items worth almost $800 and have police looking for suspects.
Police responded to the first break-in 6:27 p.m. at a house on the 1500 block of Winterberry Drive. They said the victim was not home when the break-in happened. Items worth $480 were take,n according to a report on the incident, including a television worth $758, a Playstation 3 worth $399 and a selection of knives wroth $25.
Police responded to the second break-in at 11:29 p.m. nearby at a house on the 100 block of Loch Court. As with the break-in on Winterberry Drive, police said the victim was not home when the break-in happened. According to a report on the incident, a television worth $300 was taken.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or email@example.com. 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:
43-year-old woman on the 100 block of Wintergreen Court
49-year-old woman on the 600 block of Pine Street
26-year-old woman on the 900 block of Drew Street
38-year-old man on the 800 block of East Grand Avenue
61-year-old man on the 800 block of Star Street
29-year-old man robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of the 1200 block of Barnes Street and Charter Drive; stolen, $30 cash.
Cashier robbed at gunpoint at Belk on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, jeans, shirt; recovered, jeans; damaged, 2014 Chevrolet Cruz, Lexus Rx330
1600 block of Vernon Road; stolen, nothing
200 block of Park Avenue; stolen, television
1600 block of pinehaven Drive; stolen, table saw, air compressor, speakers
100 block of Ely Drive; stolen, televisions, laptop
100 block of Marigold Street; burned, unidentified building
Kangaroo Express on the 200 block of North Fairview Road
100 block of King James Court; stolen, cell phones
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT
2016 Peace Sports Scooter on the 1600 block of Sunset Avenue
2009 Lexus Es350 on the 100 block of Rowe Drive
Fence on the 300 block of West Ridge Street
2014 Chevrolet Cruz on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard
2004 Lexus Rx330 on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard
2002 BMW 5251 on the 1800 block of Stone Rose Drive
Unidentified building on the 100 block of Marigold Street