Loading...
BYH to the one responding to my plea for beef ribs, saying I had to leave eastern NC or even 'cross the border' to get...

Pair charged for crash and carry at Kash and Karry

CrashandCarry.jpg
1 of 3
042117 Harrison Tyler Griffin
042117 Elijah Andrew Potter
Loading…

Beth Velliquette
The Daily Reflector

Friday, April 21, 2017

Two men have been arrested on charges they backed a stolen van through the front of a convenience store and stole cigarettes Wednesday morning.

The break-in occurred about 3:35 a.m. at the Kash and Karry No. 3 at 4969 N.C. 903 South in Ayden.

When the break-in alarm sounded and alerted 911, a deputy was nearby and drove to the store. 

“The whole store front was crashed in,” said Major Paula Dance of the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office. “Someone had crashed a whole vehicle in it.”

The vehicle that had crashed into the store was gone, but the deputy alerted law enforcement in the area to be on the lookout for a vehicle that had rear end damage and no taillights, Dance said.

“One of the deputies saw a white van that had rear end damage and broken taillights,” Dance said.

Meanwhile the store owner arrived and played the security video, which showed a white van crashing through the front of the store and someone getting out and grabbing merchandise and cigarettes in about one minute, she said.

The deputy stopped the van, which had two men in it, and upon searching it, found a bunch of cigarettes inside, Dance said.

Deputies arrested the two men and recovered $1,000 worth of tobacco products and a $2 cigarette lighter. 

The van had been stolen, Dance said.

Damage to the store was estimated at $15,000.

The sheriff’s office charged Elijah Andrew Potter, 20, and Harrison Tyler Griffin, 23, both of 8482 E. Marlboro Road, Farmville with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Each was being held in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $30,000 bond.

Contact Beth Velliquette at bvelliquette@reflector.com or at 252-329-9566.

Loading…

Humans of Greenville

@HumansofGville

Local photographer Joe Pellegrino explores Greenville to create a photographic census of its people.

Crime and Rescue

April 25, 2018

A man involved in a downtown fight early this morning escaped from two assailants after pulling a knife and stabbing them in the legs, the Greenville Police Department reported.

Police were notified about a fight at Fifth and Reade streets shortly before 1 a.m., the department reported. Additional…

April 25, 2018

During opening statements on Tuesday, prosecutors and defense attorneys offered sharply differing versions of the circumstances that led up to an autistic man being stabbed to death on Oct. 19, 2015. in a field near his home in Greenville.

Michael Anthony O'Neal is on trial for first-degree…

042518murdertrial-1.jpg

April 25, 2018

A staff member at J.H. Rose High School filed a police report after someone damaged the front door of a shed on school grounds.

According to the report, the shed was damaged between 7:40 p.m. and 7:51 p.m. on Saturday at the school, located at 600 West Arlington Blvd. Damages to the structure were…

April 25, 2018

ELIZABETH CITY — A 28-year-old man wanted in connection with the recent shooting of his stepfather in the Newland area was apprehended on Tuesday in Pitt County, the Pasquotank County sheriff said.

Deonte Stokley was taken into custody by the Greenville Police Department's violent criminal…

Deonte Stokley.jpg

April 25, 2018

Repeat violent offenders and large drug traffickers across eastern North Carolina were put on notice Monday during a joint press conference by law enforcement agencies in the Twin Counties, surrounding area and federal law enforcement at the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Historic Train…

Take Back North Carolina Press Conferece - US Attorney Robert Higdon speaks at press conference.jpg

April 24, 2018

Opening statements and final trial motions are expected to begin this morning as jurors hear the case of a Greenville man accused of stabbing to death an autistic man near a grocery store off of Stantonsburg Road in Greenville.

Michael Anthony O'Neal, 24, of 4302 Evans Street is one of four co-…

Oneal.jpg

April 24, 2018

Two men were arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine after sheriff's deputies found nearly 50 grams of cocaine in one man’s vehicle during a  traffic stop on Friday.

The traffic stop was conducted on U.S. 11 North, just outside of Bethel.

Hunter Joel Dees, 21, and Rashod Thomas…

April 23, 2018

The day care director at a private school in Greenville has been arrested on a charge she struck a 2-year-old with a paint stirrer in what the school called a spanking.

An arrest warrant and police report indicate that 47-year-old Shannon Renae Jacobs of Winterville struck the child twice with a…

Jacobs.jpg

April 22, 2018

A 20-year-old woman was charged with driving while impaired after she ran off the road and crashed into a ditch.

According to troopers, Ursula Paige Brown, 20, of 4690 Bryan Hardy Road, La Grange, was traveling west on U.S. 13 when she ran off the road to the right, re-entered the roadway, crossed…

042218Ojeda.jpg

April 21, 2018

A Greenville man filed a police report after a group of juveniles set a ditch on fire near his home.

The blaze was set in the 1300 block of Westpointe Drive between 6 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. on Thursday, according to a Greenville Police Department report.

Kristen Hunter, Greenville Police public…

275 stories in Crime and Rescue. Viewing 1 through 10.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 28
        Next Page»   Last Page»