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Police seek leads in home break-ins

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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 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:

ASSAULT

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

ROBBERY

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

RESIDENTIAL BREAK-IN

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

COMMERCIAL BREAK-IN

Kangaroo Express on the 200 block of North Fairview Road 

BURGLARY

100 block of King James Court; stolen, cell phones 

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

2016 Peace Sports Scooter on the 1600 block of Sunset Avenue 

HIT-AND-RUN

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

PROPERTY DAMAGE

2002 BMW 5251 on the 1800 block of Stone Rose Drive

Unidentified building on the 100 block of Marigold Street

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