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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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