Tuesday, 10 October 2017 13:39

Tillmon gets 15 years in Operation Rockfish

Antonio Tillmon Monday faced his fiancee in a jailhouse wedding ceremony. Today he faced a federal judge in a sentencing for his role in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case.

Christopher Skipper, a Roanoke Rapids man charged on federal child pornography counts, was ordered to remain in custody pending his trial.

A Roanoke Rapids man charged on federal child pornography counts will remain in custody until his detention hearing, court records show.

Roanoke Rapids Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee has been selected for a two-year term on the board of directors of the North Carolina League of Municipalities.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 15:15

Ponton seeks appeal of Rockfish sentence

Alphonso Ponton, one of the 14 Operation Rockfish defendants to take a plea, is now asking for an appeal and has also asked a federal judge to enter him into a drug treatment program.

Monday, 11 September 2017 16:24

Tillmon sentencing moved to October

United States Senior Court Judge Malcolm Howard has continued the sentencing of Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon until the court’s October 10 term.

Thursday, 07 September 2017 14:42

Tillmon acquitted on two counts

Antonio Tillmon, who is scheduled for sentencing Tuesday for his role in in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case, has won an acquittal on two counts on which a federal jury found him guilty.

Thursday, 31 August 2017 12:44

Judge sets Sept. 12 sentencing for Tillmon

The sentencing of the final defendant in Operation Rockfish and the only one of the 15 to enter a not guilty plea in the police corruption case is scheduled for September 12.

The government has filed a response opposing a new trial for Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon.

Friday, 16 June 2017 08:04

The movie had a plot

There was a story we did nearly a year ago — Silent movie without a plot — which described in detail a warehouse used in Rocky Mount.

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