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Authorities Target Crime at Rocky Mount Stores

Posted May 23, 2007

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— Hundreds of people were arrested in Rocky Mount in an effort to clean up criminal activity around convenience stores.

Law enforcement officials said 410 people were arrested during a four-day crime sweep, Operation Strike One.

About 40 officers from eight different law enforcement agencies targeted 14 stores in the Rocky Mount area. The charges covered a wide range of criminal offenses.


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  • North East Raleigh May 23, 2007

    How many illegals did they get?

  • RonWhite4President May 23, 2007

    not too hard to catch crime in rocky mount though

  • Mmaker52 May 23, 2007

    WOW now that is what I call cleaning up the streets...some of our police departments need to follow this example