January 23, 2021
Statement from the Town of Rocky Mount, VA

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C. James Ervin

540-483-7660

 

For Immediate Release

January 23, 2021

 

Statement from the Town of Rocky Mount, VA

 

Rocky Mount, Va. (January 23, 2021) – Rocky Mount police officers Thomas Robertson and Jacob Fracker have been suspended without pay as of Friday, January 22. This action is part of our ongoing cooperation with the federal investigation into the presence of both men at the Washington, D.C. Capitol building on January 6. We are fully aware of the serious nature of the information contained in the federal arrest warrants and are continuing to assist with federal agents as they investigate this matter.

The Town of Rocky Mount and Rocky Mount Police Department are adhering to a strict and thorough review process and is prepared to conclude our investigation into this matter early next week and will release an update at that time.