Fifteen People Arrested In Rocky Mount

Fifteen people are facing charges in Rocky Mount, after the 100th week of the street engagement program.

The street engagement team focused on violent criminal offender and repeat calls throughout the city, as well as serving outstanding warrants.

Charges facing the 15 include drugs, hit and run, possession of a weapon of mass destruction and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Police seized marijuana, crack cocaine, sawed off shotguns and cash.

Since January 2009, the Rocky Mount street engagement team has made 975 criminal and traffic-related arrests. These arrests are in addition to the daily arrests and cases made by the regular divisions of the Rocky Mount police department.


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