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Man pulls gun on friend during argument


The Daily Reflector

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Greenville Police Department arrested at man on a weapons charge after a friend reported he pointed a gun at him at his home on Moseley Drive, according to a police report issued Tuesday.

The incident occurred during an argument about between 11:20 p.m. Monday in the 3200 block of Moseley. Police were called to the scene and arrested Courtney Gene Grimes, 28, of Greenville on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon. The victim later decided not to pursue charges against Grimes.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 1700 block Southwest Greenville Boulevard, 12:08 p.m. May 8: unknown item(s) valued at $2 stolen from discount store by known person; case inactive.

■ 500 block Brighton Park Drive, 10 p.m. May 1-10 p.m. May 8: 9mm Smith & Wesson 19-3 handgun valued at $350 stolen from home; case inactive.


■ 700 block West 14th Street, midnight-12:25 a.m. May 10: 29-year-old woman assaulted by boyfriend in parking lot; extent of injuries not reported; investigation ongoing.

■ 1500 block Bridle Circle, 9-9:20 p.m. May 9: 27-year-old woman assaulted at home by spouse; extent of injuries not reported; investigation ongoing.

■ 1500 block Charles Boulevard, 7:45 a.m. May 8: 20-year-old man assaulted at home by girlfriend; extent of injuries not reported; 20-year-old woman arrested and charged with simple assault.

Property Damage

■ 900 block Allen Road, 10 p.m. May 9-4:18 p.m. May 10: property damage reported; no items listed as damaged; value of damage not listed; investigation ongoing.

■ 1800 block Rosemont Drive, 3:30-3:35 p.m. May 9: 2014 Chevrolet valued at $6,000 damaged by ex-boyfriend; case closed/cleared; unfounded.


The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office released reports Tuesday with the following details and allegations:

Property Damage

■ 500 block Rachel Lane, near Grimesland, 12:30-10:30 p.m., May 13: mailbox sustained $100 in damages; investigation ongoing.


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A man caught on surveillance video breaking into Still Life nightclub last week was arrested the next day while waiting in line to enter the club legally, according to the Greenville Police Department.

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