Arrestee accused of trying to smuggle gun into jail

by | May 12, 2022 | Latest News | 0 comments

NASHVILLE — Authorities have charged a Rocky Mount man with trying to smuggle into jail a firearm hidden in his groin area.

Turkise Petway, 27, of Lindsey Street faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a weapon by a prisoner.

At noon on April 29, Rocky Mount police took Petway to the Nash County Detention Center on counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and aiding and abetting armed robbery.

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