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Crime: Man reports carjacking at knifepoint


The Daily Reflector

Thursday, October 12, 2017

A man reported to Greenville police Tuesday night that his car was stolen at knifepoint.

The man was sitting in his vehicle in the 900 block of Imperial Street about 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday when he got into an altercation with another person, according to police. That person pulled out a knife then took the victim’s vehicle, Kristen Hunter, spokeswoman for the police department, said.

There were some suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident, and detectives are trying to determine exactly what happened, Hunter said. The case remains under investigation.


The police department released reports Wednesday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

2100 County Home Road, near Winterville, 9:54-9:56 p.m. Oct. 10: 24-ounce can of Icehouse beer and one case of Corona beer, all valued at $21.38, stolen from Sheetz; case inactive; warrants obtained.

400 block East Fire Tower Road, near Winterville, 8:20-8:27 p.m. Oct. 10: rear door of home pried open; Samsung flatscreen TV and silver Apple Macbook Air laptop valued at $1,300 stolen; investigation ongoing.

800 block Fleming Street, midnight-8:42 a.m. Oct. 10: 2011 black Chevrolet Malibu valued at $10,000 stolen from outside home; investigation ongoing.

3500 Galleria Drive, 3:26-3:37 p.m. Oct. 7: Yeti Hopper Flip 12 personal cooler valued at $249.99 stolen from Dicks Sporting Goods Inc.; case inactive.

100 block Toby Circle, 11-11:30 a.m. Oct. 6: Mossberg MII 715T Flat Top firearm and unknown make of .22-caliber AR-15 style firearm valued at $500 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

2800 block Richard Drive, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 5: entry gained through front door of home without force; Acer Inspire laptop and Roku Smart TV valued at $500 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

1500 block Westpointe Drive, 12:15-8 a.m. Oct. 4: 1999 black Ford Mustang valued at $3,000 stolen from street; investigation ongoing.

3300 block Frontgate Drive, 12:01-11:59 a.m. Sept. 9: license plate stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

100 block North Meade Street, 2-9 p.m. Oct. 9: front window of home forced open; nothing listed as stolen; window lock sustained $25 in damages; case inactive.

600 block Verdant Drive, 9-10 p.m. Oct. 5: weapons permit card valued at $20 stolen from home; case inactive.

2612 S. Memorial Drive, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 7: larceny by employee reported at Pirates Cove Carwash; nothing listed as stolen; case closed; 50-year-old man charged with larceny by employee and simple possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance.

329 S.W. Greenville Blvd., 4:07-4:14 a.m. Oct. 10: rear door of business forced open; Bluetooth radio valued at $100 stolen; investigation ongoing.

2000 block Copper Beech Way, 11 p.m. July 18-midnight July 19: Apple iPhone 7 Plus valued at $973 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

1200 block Southwest Greenville Boulevard, 1 p.m. Aug. 20-10:55 a.m. Sept. 25: side door of home kicked in; nothing listed as stolen; $400 in damages to door; investigation ongoing.

2337 Dickinson Ave., 11:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 27: black laptop bag, Asus laptop and charger, all valued at $650, stolen from man at specialty store; investigation ongoing.

1100 block Forbes Street, 9 p.m. Sept. 26-4 p.m. Sept. 27: American flag valued at $25 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.


1200 block Park West Drive, 12:01-1:50 a.m. Oct. 11: 27-year-old man robbed and assaulted in parking lot by three suspects with deadly weapon; relationship with suspects, if any, unknown; serious injuries reported; investigation ongoing.

1800 block Rosemont Drive, 10-10:15 p.m. Oct. 10: 25-year-old assaulted at home by spouse; minor injuries reported; case cleared by arrest; 27-year-old man charged with two counts of assault on a female.

1100 block South Elm Street, 6:50-7:30 p.m. Oct. 10: 18-year-old woman assaulted at church by acquaintance; extent of injury not reported; case inactive; warrants obtained.

1000 block Fairfax Avenue, 3-3:03 p.m. Oct. 10: juvenile assaulted along street by ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend; extent of injury not reported; investigation ongoing.

100 block Dansey Road, 10:07 a.m. Oct. 10: 45-year-old woman assaulted along road by ex-boyfriend; extent of injury not reported; case inactive; warrants obtained; 26-year-old man charged with assault on a female.

Property damage

100 block Chilwel Court, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10: Mainstays brand iron valued at $10 and 11 pairs of Nike slides valued at $30 damaged by man’s ex-girlfriend; case inactive.

500 block South Square Drive, 9 p.m. Oct. 9-6:20 a.m. Oct. 10: 2012 white Toyota Camry sustained $250 in damages by person known to victim; case inactive.

1200 block Red Banks Road, 3-11 a.m. Oct. 7: 2014 white Kia Optima damaged; driver’s side mirror sustained $35 in damages; case inactive.

2400 block Charles Boulevard, 6:45-7 a.m. Oct. 9: 1994 green Dodge Caravan sustained $120 in damages; 2007 Chevrolet Malibu sustained $800 in damages; case closed.


Trailer, copper wire stolen

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify the person or persons who broke into the fenced area of Coastline Electrical Contractors at 1838 Progress Road, located in the area of Agri Supply on U.S. 264, and stole a New Holland Skid Steer Hurricane enclosed trailer and rolls of copper wire from inside.

The break-in occurred was reported on Sept. 26 just before 6 a.m., according to a news release issued Wednesday by the sheriff’s office. The trailer is white and silver. Anyone with information is asked to call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at 252-658-7777.

The sheriff’s office released reports Wednesday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

5800 block East Lang Street, Fountain, noon Oct. 3-11 a.m. Oct. 10: Stihl chainsaw valued at $300 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

1400 block Staton House Road, near Greenville, noon Oct. 7-10 p.m. Oct. 9: Samsung S8 smartphone and Apple iPad valued at $900 stolen from home by woman’s boyfriend; investigation ongoing.

5734 N.C. 43 South, near Greenville, noon-12:23 p.m. Oct. 10: wet saw, welder, welding shield, air compressor and jam saw, all valued at $2,219, stolen from B&M Home Improvements by employee; investigation ongoing.

6000 block Louise Court, Fountain, 7:45 a.m.-5:20 p.m. Oct. 10: home break-in reported; nothing listed as stolen; investigation ongoing.


3000 block Elks Road, near Greenville, 8 a.m.-7:01 p.m. Oct. 10: car window sustained $200 in damages; investigation ongoing.