Police search for lottery ticket thief

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Rocky Mount police are investigating the alleged theft of a winning scratch-off lottery ticket from a vehicle.

A 19-year-old woman called police on Jan. 29 to report a lottery ticket worth $1,000 was stolen from her vehicle.

According to police reports, the victim had her car served at D&D Tire Company on the 1100 block of South Church Street and left the ticket in her vehicle, but when her car was done being serviced, the ticket was missing.

The theft is under investigation and no charges have been filed.

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:


38-year-old woman on the 100 block of Nandina Court.62-year-old man on the 200 block of Dunn Street.51-year-old man on the 800 block of West Raleigh Boulevard.67-year-old man on the 300 block of Cokey Road.


  • 57-year-old man threatened and robbed on the 800 block of Branch Street; stolen, cellphone, keys and pizza.
  • 41-year-old man robbed at gunpoint on the 1600 block of Sunset Avenue; stolen, cellphone.
  • 18-year-old man robbed at gunpoint on the 700 block of Word Plaza; stolen, money.


  • 4200 block of Nash Central High School Road; stolen, two cellphone, money.
  • 7500 block of N.C. 48; stolen, money.1100 block of South Church Street; stolen, lottery ticket.
  • 1100 block of North Fairview Road; stolen, purse, wallet, cigarettes, phone, Social Security card, driver’s license, credit cards and money.
  • 100 block of Zinnia Court; stolen, money.800 block of Benvenue Road; stolen, .40-caliber handgun.


  • 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue; stolen, boots, cellphone, piggy bank and money.
  • 600 block of Jeffries Cove; stolen, 55-inch television, 32-inch television, laptop.


  • Double A Rentals on the 200 block of North Fairview Road; stolen, 50-inch television.


  • Ford Explorer on the 300 block of East Goldleaf Street; stolen, wallet, driver’s license, Social Security card, credit cards and shoes.


  • 2000 Chevrolet Malibu on the 100 block of Wintergreen Court.


  • 2006 Pontiac Vibe on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.
  • 2008 Chevrolet Silverado on the 200 block of Ring Road.2014 Mercedes E350 on the 1300 block of Independence Drive.
  • 2004 Honda Accord, 2007 Chrysler Sebring and landscaping on the 3400 block of Sunset Avenue.
  • 2014 Toyota Avalon on the 1100 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.
  • 2015 Nissan Sentra on the 800 block of Williford Street.
  • 2001 Toyota on the 800 block of North Fairview Road.


  • 1500 block of Benvenue Road; damaged, vehicle.
  • Kangaroo Express on the 400 block of West Thomas Street; damaged, door.
  • 100 block of East Circle Drive; damaged, vehicle.
  • Dollar General on the 500 block of East Raleigh Boulevard; damaged, door.
  • Brown Investments on the 200 block of North Fairview Road; damaged, window.
  • A-1 Brightside Auto on the 1800 block of Sunset Avenue; damaged, business.
  • 1300 block of Echo Lake Lane; damaged, door.