Crime and Rescue

August 21, 2017

A dog grooming business at the center of an investigation into the death of an a puppy reopened Friday after 10-day closure, and the owner hopes the investigation will clear the business.

The Greenville Police Department, which is investigating the death of an English bulldog puppy that had been…

082117 Carrie Wells

August 20, 2017

An Ayden man who was previously convicted of driving while impaired three times was charged again after he crashed into another vehicle at a stop sign, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

Ayden police charged Johnnie Ray Stancill, 61, of 3706 White Oak Lane, Ayden, after the…

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August 20, 2017

The following people were indicted on felony charges on Aug. 7 by a Pitt County grand jury. All information, including addresses, is from court records.

Willie Ray Acklin, 63, 903 W. Academy St., Robersonville, alter/steal/destroy criminal evidence for June 24 offense.

Zyon Bell, 18, 487 Pam Drive,…

August 19, 2017

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office charged two men with armed robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery Thursday after an acquaintance was held at gunpoint on Aug. 1.

Daniel Scott Alford, 19, of 121 Fair Oaks Road, Chocowinity, and Jordan Wayne Williams, 18, of 2522 Thomas Langston Road,…

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August 19, 2017

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 320 fire and EMS calls from Aug. 10-16. Following is a breakdown:


Aug. 10

5:27 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at 321 E. Seventh St. Cleared 5:37 a.m.

6:24 a.m. — alarm system sounded due to malfunction at 2578 W.…

August 18, 2017

Greenville police charged a 58-year-old man with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury after he allegedly cut a woman on her back with a box cutter during a fight on Wednesday night.

Police charged Rickie Lane Garrett of 1502 Halifax St. after the incident in the 300 block of…

081817 Rickie Lane Garrett

August 16, 2017

The N.C. Court of Appeals has vacated a sentence of a Pitt County man convicted of murder when he was a teen and is sending the case back for the man to be re-sentenced.

Jahrheel Ikle May, 21, was convicted on July 16, 2015, of the first-degree murder and attempted armed robbery of Anthony Johnson…

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August 16, 2017

Two people who were shot late Tuesday night on Kristin Drive are expected to survive their wounds after being rushed to Vidant Medical Center, the Greenville Police Department reported.

About 11:50 p.m., dispatchers sent officers to the 100 block of Kristin Drive off S.W. Greenville Boulevard for a…

August 16, 2017

Greenville police charged two men with carrying a concealed weapon after they were seen with guns outside Club 519 on Cotanche Street.

A passerby told some officers working in the downtown area about two armed individuals and gave detailed descriptions and the location of the men, according to…

081617copbrief Joshua Hunter Harris

August 16, 2017

Greenville police charged 11 people with weapons and drugs violations during a three-hour span on Aug. 12 and 13.

At approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, Greenville police received a report of a party in the Lindsay Drive area, according to a news release.

Several officers responded to the area and…

081617 Jeremy Mercer
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