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Man charged in slaying of Rocky Mount cyclist

Posted October 26, 2010

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— Police on Tuesday charged a man in the Sunday death of a bicyclist in Rocky Mount.

Brian Hart Holmes, 22, no address available, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jeffrey Scott Price.

Price, 48, was found off the side of the road in the 100 block of Cedar Street on Sunday evening, police said. He had been shot twice, and he died at Nash General Hospital.

Investigators said Price was riding his bike when someone fired several shots at him in an apparent drive-by shooting.

Police didn't release other information about the case, such as a possible motive or what evidence led to Holmes' arrest.

Holmes was being held Tuesday in the Nash County Jail without bond. The case remains under investigation.

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  • nagreene Oct 28, 2010

    nagreene OK then... What percentage of drive bys are done by blacks in Los Angeles, Queens, New Orleans, Chicago, Atlanta??? These are all big cities. Just because you dont like my comment doesn't mean its inaccurate.
    simmian72

    I will research it and give you a more accurate statistic that was actually studied, researched and published. Stay tuned.

  • simmian72 Oct 27, 2010

    nagreene OK then... What percentage of drive bys are done by blacks in Los Angeles, Queens, New Orleans, Chicago, Atlanta??? These are all big cities. Just because you dont like my comment doesn't mean its inaccurate.

  • Blessed and Highly Favored Oct 27, 2010

    Braddavis..if you werent trying to be racists here you could see what I was saying..in different parts of the world the same crimes are commited by many different races...you must live in cary where they pay for their crime not to hit the news media..go figure...thats why i will not live in cary if someone gave me a house with land..

  • nagreene Oct 27, 2010

    Excuse the prior post. Made a mistake there.

    How many stories do you see or hear about that involve whites doing drive bys. You're kidding right?? simmian72

    WOW! Maybe you need to travel to larger cities in various parts of the world and you probably wouldn't make such a generalized statement.

  • braddavis Oct 27, 2010

    White boys commit crimes tooo....Blessed and Highly Favored

    So do brown boys, yellow boys, asian boys, hispanic boys, ow yeh, girls too......what a completely moronic thing to say....

  • nagreene Oct 27, 2010

    How many stories do you see or hear about that involve whites doing drive bys. You're kidding right?? simmian72

    WOW? Maybe you need to travel to larger cities in various parts of the world and you would probably wouldn't make such a generalized statement.

  • vsusu2002 Oct 27, 2010

    vsusu..do you watch the news or read the paper??? How many stories do you see or hear about that involve whites doing drive bys. You're kidding right?? How many drive bys have you heard about in Cary lately?
    simmian72

    Just as I thought. You are basing "your statistics" on the local news and local newspapers. When someone says "statistics shows", I am thinking a study that was done abroad (i.e.other states etc.). It appears that you are basing your statistics from the local news stations. Sure I watch WRAL, other news stations and read newspapers. Also, I have seen where some crimes were committed and the news and/or newspapers will only have a name not a picture. So, I would rather view statistics that has been actually researched.

  • jonesbo10 Oct 27, 2010

    all of you should be ashamed of yourself. Go figure people like you would go and change the entire contents of this story to racism. get over yourself. get a job and stop pointing the finger-it doesn't change this situtation. we all know how BOTH are so no matter what you say or think, it doesn't change anything. to tell you the truth, nobody really cares what you think or what your opinion is. so get a life is all I can recommend to you all.

  • ncguy Oct 27, 2010

    theres no talking to the far lefties from chapel hill- their own enlightenment is impressive in their own mind.

  • tarheel4life Oct 27, 2010

    "It's not racism.

    It's called commom sense, profiling or what ever you want to call it."

    So since you're failing to provide proof of your claims as requested, I'm chalking it up to racism.

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