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Crime: Two women robbed at gunpoint in their home


The Daily Reflector

Friday, February 23, 2018

Two woman reported being robbed at gunpoint in the home on Thursday morning.

The robbery took place in the 2000 block of University Suites Drive between 8:45 a.m and 8:57 a.m. according to a Greenville Police Department report. The report did not specify what items were taken.

The women said they did not know the four individuals.

No injuries were reported and the case remains under investigation.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 1700 block Sassafras Court, 4-6:45 a.m. Feb. 22: Walther .380 caliber handgun valued at $300 stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

■ 1300 block Colonial Avenue, 7-7:45 p.m. Feb. 21: attempted home break-in reported; no items listed as stolen; two window screens valued at $150 damaged; case inactive.

■ 900 block Peed Avenue, 7:45-7:46 p.m. Feb. 21: Air Jordan 12 and Air Jordan 6 shoes valued at $500 stolen by family member; the Air Jordan 6 shoes valued at $100 listed as recovered; arrest made.

■ 100 block Cedar Court, 8 a.m. Feb. 16-8 p.m. Feb. 18: front door of home entered without force; two gold necklaces and a women’s Citizen Drive watch valued at $600 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

■ 1913 E. Fire Tower Road, 3:33 p.m. Feb. 21: Smok X-Priv vaping kit valued at $89 stolen from Bright Leaf Vendors Inc.; case inactive; warrants obtained.

■ 3300 block East 10th Street, 9 p.m. Feb. 20-2 p.m. Feb. 21: RayBan sunglasses valued at $100 stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

■ 4400 block East 10th Street, 9-9:44 a.m. Feb. 21: two Sammy X-Press tools, DeWalt 18-volt drill and DeWalt bandsaw, all valued at $900, stolen from shopping center parking lot; investigation ongoing.

■ 2900 block Buenavista Court, 3-3:09 a.m. Feb. 21: vehicle break-in reported; no items listed as stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 2200 block Bellamy Circle, 6-11 p.m. Feb. 15: attempted home break-in reported; no items listed as stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 1600 block West Arlington Boulevard, 9:45 a.m. Feb. 17-10 a.m. Feb. 18: pair of Beats headphones, Apple AirPod, Apple iPad Pro, two MacBook Pros and Swiss book bag, all valued at $7,349, stolen from residence; investigation ongoing.


■ Sedona and South Pointe drives, near Winterville, 3:56-4:05 p.m. Feb. 21: 18-year-old woman assaulted by boyfriend in field/woods; extent of injuries not reported; case inactive; warrants obtained. 


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 2900 block Williams Road, 10:30 p.m.-5:49 a.m. Feb. 21: home entered without force; no items listed as stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 2400 block Mobley’s Bridge Road, near Grimesland, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 20-8 a.m. Feb. 21: non-residential building entered without force; DeWalt brand skill saw, Craftsman brand skill saw, Skil brand skill saw, Porter-Cable drill, six Carquest tractor batteries, three Agri Supply impact wrenches, Poulan chainsaw, Stihl chainsaw and tank of Freon and gauges, all valued at $1,364, stolen; investigation ongoing.



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