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The Daily Reflector

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Greenville Police Department has charged a Henderson man with second-degree murder in connection with the 2017 overdose death of a man at a motel in December, the department announced Thursday.

Officers arrested 25-year-old Floyd Terry Thorpe Jr. at a house located in the 100 block of Summit Avenue in Oxford on Wednesday, according to a department news release. Members of the department’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team, the State Bureau of Investigation Missing Person and Fugitive Task Force and the Oxford Police Department assisted in the arrest.  

Greenville police officers on Dec. 7 found 30-year-old Vincent Rodenwold of Franklinton dead from an apparent drug overdose at the Affordable Suites, 101 Dansey Road. Last week, toxicology results revealed Rodenwold died from a combined heroin and fentanyl overdose.

After a thorough investigation, detectives with the department’s Major Crimes Unit identified Thorpe as Rodenwold’s drug supplier. He was booked into the Granville County Detention Center under a $200,000 bond.

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Crime and Rescue

August 16, 2018 - 50 minutes ago

Two men were arrested after they led Greenville Police Department officers on a brief car chase that led to a crash and a drug charges, the department reported on Wednesday.

The incident occurred about 1 a.m. Saturday as officers were responding to a call of shots fired in the area of Douglas…

August 16, 2018 - 50 minutes ago

SPRING HOPE — Witnesses tailed a theft suspect from Middlesex to Spring Hope on Tuesday, leading to the arrest of a man deputies dubbed the “rocking chair bandit.”

Chief Deputy Brandon Medina of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office said Middlesex residents followed a man later…

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August 14, 2018

A man who died after a two-vehicle crash last Thursday has been identified and more details about the fatal crash have been released by the Greenville Police Department. 

The driver, 62-year-old Raymond Earl Daniels of Greenville, was found unresponsive after he crashed his 2013 Hyundai Accent…

August 14, 2018

An Elizabeth City police officer under court order to stay away from his former fiancée following her domestic violence allegations against him, has resigned from the city police department.

David Sutton resigned on Aug. 2, Chief Eddie Buffaloe said last week afternoon in response to an…

August 14, 2018

NEW BERN — An Edenton man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison for his role in an armed bank robbery in Windsor four years ago.

Michael Rankins, 55, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Louise W. Flanagan on Tuesday to 135 months in prison for armed bank robbery and…

August 14, 2018

A 22-year-old Greenville woman suffered major injuries after being shot with a BB gun, according to a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

The report indicated the incident happened between 4 p.m. on Aug. 10 and 12:29 a.m. Aug. 11 in the 500 block of N.C. 121.

Forcible entry was used…

August 13, 2018

Greenville Police arrested a Maryland man Friday on drug trafficking charges and weapons charges. 

According to detention center records, Darrin Jermaine Patterson, 28, of Maryland is charged with altering a gun serial number, trafficking opium or heroin, possession with intent to…

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August 12, 2018

A 68-year-old woman was charged with driving while impaired after she crashed into a barrier while pulling into a parking lot, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

Joyce Davis Garris,68, of 418 Olive Branch Road, Grifton, was stopped at 7:02 p.m. on July 30 near Queen Street…

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August 11, 2018

Two men are facing drug and weapons after being arrested early Monday morning, according to a Greenville Police Department report. 

The arrest took place at 3929 Sterling Point Drive at 12:42 a.m., the report stated. There was no indication what prompted the arrest.

According to the…

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August 11, 2018

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 392 fire and EMS calls from Aug. 2-8. Following is a breakdown:

FIRE CALLS

Aug. 2

■ 2:49 a.m. — no incident found on arrival at 1400 Charles Blvd. Cleared 2:57 a.m.

■ 3:16 a.m. — alarm system sounded due to malfunction at 2578 W. Fifth St.…

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