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Cash register, revolver stolen from business


The Daily Reflector

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Someone smashed the front door to a country store in norther Pitt County early Friday and stole a gun and cash register, according to a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office report.

The incident occurred about 2:40 a.m. at Lee's County Kitchen in the 2600 block of Old Creek Road, the report said. A revolver valued at $350 and cash register valued at $1,800 were stolen. 

The cash register was recovered, the report said. Damage to front door glass was estimated at $2,000. The case remains under investigation.


The sheriff’s office released reports about other cases on Friday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

■ 1000 block Black Jack-Simpson Road, 8:45 a.m.-7:40 p.m. Jan. 11: LG smart television valued at $800 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

■ 4206 N.C. 33 W., 4:24-4:26 a.m. Jan. 12: blunt object used to gain entry to Peaden’s Grill; office equipment valued at $1,000 and $25 in cash stolen; exterior windows sustained $1,500; investigation ongoing.


The Greenville Police Department released reports Friday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

■ 2900 block Flint Ridge Drive, 7:30-7:33 p.m. Jan. 11: rear door of home jimmied to gain entry; two gold rings inside a gray velvet box, HP Pavilion laptop computer and 55-inch flat screen television, all valued at $1,300, stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 200 block Beech Street, 12:01 a.m. Jan. 8-1:21 p.m. Jan. 11: vehicle break-in reported; no items reported stolen; 2011 GMC SUV valued at $5,000 damaged; case closed; leads exhausted.

■ 200 block South Sylvan Drive, 4:53 p.m. Jan. 10: break-in at residence reported; no items listed as stolen; arrest made.

■ 700 block Southeast Greenville Boulevard, 2:30-6 p.m. Jan. 10: wallet, gold wedding ring set and Samsung Galaxy 6 cellphone, all valued at $750, and miscellaneous credit cards and debit card of unlisted value stolen from woman in department store; investigation ongoing.


■ 100 block River Bluff Road, 4:15-4:21 p.m. Jan. 11: 48-year-old man assaulted in parking lot by ex-girlfriend; extent of injuries not reported; investigation ongoing.

■ 100 block River Bluff Road, 4-4:14 p.m. Jan. 11: 25-year-old woman assaulted at home by boyfriend; 24-year-old man assaulted at home by girlfriend; extent of injuries to victims not reported; case inactive.

■ 3900 block Sterling Pointe Drive, near Winterville, 7:45-7:57 p.m. Jan. 10: juvenile assaulted at home by sibling; extent of injuries not reported; case closed/cleared; victim refused to cooperate.

■ 700 block Patton Circle, near Winterville, 8-8:21 p.m. Jan. 7: 37-year-old woman assaulted at home by spouse; extent of injuries not reported; investigation ongoing.

■ 500 block South Square Drive, near Winterville, 8 p.m. Jan. 6-11:38 p.m. Jan. 7: 20-year-old woman assaulted at home by boyfriend; juvenile assaulted by parent; extent of injuries to victims not reported; investigation ongoing.

Property Damage

■ 1700 block South Thames Court, 10:45-10:55 p.m. Jan. 11: front porch sustained $5,000 in damages; investigation ongoing.

■ 100 block East Fourth Street, 6:40-6:41 p.m. Jan. 11: 2003 Honda Accord sustained $300 in damages; investigation ongoing.

■ 400 block Sedgefield Drive, 12:15-7:30 a.m. Jan. 11: property damage at home reported; no items listed as damaged; investigation ongoing.


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Crime and Rescue

October 22, 2018

The following people were indicted on felony charges on Oct. 8, 2018, by a Pitt County grand jury. All information, including addresses, is from court records.

■ James Arthur Acklin, 61, 2054 N.C. 33 West, felonious larceny of motor vehicle and obtaining property by false pretenses for April…

October 21, 2018

Greenville Police have charged two people in connection to a fatal shooting on Saturday evening that left a 19-year-old man dead.  

30-year-old Billy Earl Grizzard III of Simpson has been charged with an open count of murder for the shooting death of 19-year-old Seth Nicholas Street, of…


October 21, 2018

A Washington man was charged with driving while impaired after he ran a stop sign and struck another vehicle, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

Marque Lemar Jenkins, 28, of 803 W.13th Street, Washington, was stopped by the Greenville Police Department after he ran a stop…


October 20, 2018

The Greenville Police Department reported late Saturday that a man shot outside a shopping center in Bells Fork died and a suspect was in custody.

The department had not identified the man, a 19-year-old, who was shot near the Bank of America ATM outside of Harris Teeter. It said the suspect was…


October 20, 2018

A 27-year-old woman was shot outside of a Greenville residence early on Thursday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department.

The incident took place between 12:30-12:43 a.m. in the 2100 block of Pendleton Street, according to the report.

GPD Public Information Officer…

October 20, 2018

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 432 fire and EMS calls from Oct. 11-17. Following is a breakdown:


Oct. 11

■ 7:54 a.m. — motor vehicle accident with injuries at 1360 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Cleared 8:29 a.m.

■ 9:57 a.m. — public service at 1026 Red Banks Road.…

October 19, 2018

A man and woman suffered moderate injuries when they were cut in a domestic dispute early Tuesday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department.

The incident took place about 1:43 a.m. on Tuesday at the couple’s home on West Ford Street, according to the report…

October 18, 2018

A pit bull named Ryder is being hailed a hero after digging up a fully loaded revolver that was wrapped in a T-shirt and placed in a plastic grocery bag that was buried under a stairwell. 

Greenville Police officers Misty Edwards and Ashley Allen were dispatched on Tuesday about 4:45 p.m. to…


October 18, 2018

A federal judge sentenced a Farmville man to 7.5 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges Tuesday according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.

United States District Judge, James C. Dever III sentenced James Antron Dildy, 38, of Farmville to 90 months imprisonment, followed by six…

October 18, 2018

A third man has been arrested and charged in a recent drug trafficking bust that was the result of a routine traffic stop.

Luis Alfonso Lobo 49, of Norcross, Ga.,has been arrested and charged with trafficking and conspiracy to traffic heroin according to Greenville Police.  Lobo is charged…

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