ROCKY MOUNT - The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the larceny of two trucks from Duncan Automotive. The trucks were last seen at Duncan Automotive on 10/20/17 at approximately 9:00 PM. Employees arrived on 10/21/2017 at approximately 6:00 AM and found the trucks missing. The first truck is a 2001 GMC Sierra SLE, two door regular cab, white in color. The second truck is a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD, two door regular cab, white in color. The Silverado has a black snow plow bracken on the front bumper and wires coming from under the hood for the snow plow. Anyone with information related to the vehicle thefts is encouraged to contact the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Capt. Caldwell at 540-352-5174.
FRANKLIN COUNTY - Investigators are searching for a man they say robbed the Dollar General store on Highway 220 south of Rocky Mount Wednesday night.
According to Captain Phillip Young with the Franklin County Sheriff's Department, an employee called 9-1-1 Wednesday night at 9:44 p.m. saying the store had been robbed.
The suspect pointed a silver revolver at employees and took cash from the register and a large quantity of cigarettes. The man fled on foot, headed south.
The man is described as 5'8" in height, weighing around 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black zip-up hooded sweat shirt with a burgandy t-shirt, blue jeans, a camoufage face mask and gloves.
The investigation continues, Young said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Nolen at 540-483-6662.
Saturday, October 28th has been set as Franklin County/Rocky Mount Prescription Drug Take Back Day. In partnership with the FRESH COALITION, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and the Rocky Mount Police Department will be participating in this great event. Come out on 10/28 to rid yourself of old prescription medications. No syringes, lancets or sharps of any kind will be collected. Times will be from
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office – Westlake Substation, 13245 Booker T Washington Highway, Westlake Area
Rocky Mount Police Department – Wal-Mart, 550 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount.
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