This morning Rocky Mount Police were called to North Carolina Wesleyan College, responding to a disturbance in one of the school’s residence halls. When officers arrived, they found a male student that appeared to be intoxicated and making threats.
22-year-old Matthew Price of Stantonsburg was arrested. Officers searched Price’s dorm room and car. They found weapons in his vehicle, alcohol in the dorm room and racial slurs posted in his room. No one was hurt in the incident.
Price is charged with multiple felonies, including three counts of felony possession of a firearm on educational property. Price is not be allowed to return to campus.