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The Daily Reflector

Thursday, August 16, 2018

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 Avenue and 14th Street, department spokewoman Kristen Hunter said.

“The officers saw two men in the area and attempted to pull over their vehicle,” Hunter said.

The two men have been identified as 29-year-old Bobby Marcellus Harrington and 29-year-old Dominique Lamar Sheppard. Harrington was driving the car and Sheppard was a passenger.

Arrest warrants indicate that when the vehicle didn’t stop, a brief car chase ensued which resulting in property damage. One of the vehicle’s occupants ran before being apprehended. Both men were eventually taken into custody near Sheppard Memorial Library’s Carver branch on 14th Avenue.

Harrington was charged with reckless driving to endanger, hit and run and failure to stop and failure to burn headlamps. Sheppard was charged with resisting a public officer, possession of marijuana up to 1/2 ounce and fleeing as an accessory to property damage.

Both men were jailed in in the Pitt County Detention Center but have since been bonded out.

A home in the area where Harrington resides also sustained damage Saturday from gunfire to the front door, Hunter said.

The case remains under investigation.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 400 block Winslow Pointe Drive, 11 p.m. Aug. 11-2:30 a.m. Aug. 12: unlisted vehicle stolen from parking lot; case inactive.

■ 1100 block Wyngate Drive, 10:30-10:42 p.m. Aug. 11: three Social Security cards, driver’s license, two bank cards and pocketbook, all valued at $35, stolen from home; coin purse, credit card and various other cards of unlisted value stolen from home and recovered; 19-year-old man arrested and charged with resisting/obstructing a public officer; juvenile also arrested.

■ 4600 E. 10th St., 9-10 p.m. Aug. 11: liquid hair mask treatment, four shirts and yoga pants, all valued at $75.36, stolen from Walmart; 33-year-old woman arrested and charged with failure to appear on misdemeanor and shoplifting concealment goods.

■ 1200 block Battle Street, 8 p.m. Aug. 9-3:57 p.m. Aug. 11: residence broken into; no items listed as stolen; case inactive.

■ 100 block North Meade Street, 10 a.m. July 31-3 p.m. Aug. 11: PlayStation 4 and 32 inch TV valued at $600 stolen from home; case inactive.

■ 900 block West Fifth Street, 5-5:30 p.m. Aug. 10: vehicle part valued at $30 stolen from gas station; case inactive.

■ 1200 block Park West Drive, 11 p.m. Aug. 6-7:26 a.m. Aug. 7: Visa gift card and wallet containing various cards valued at $60 stolen from vehicle in parking lot; diaper bag valued at $15 stolen from vehicle in parking lot and recovered; investigation ongoing.


■ 1800 block Norcott Circle, 1:26-2:15 p.m. Aug. 13: 50-year-old man assaulted in road by spouse; extent of injuries not reported; case inactive.

Property Damage

■ 100 block East Ninth Street, 6:30-7:45 a.m. Aug. 13: used car tire sustained $30 in damages along road; case inactive.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 2100 block Flutter Lane, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 12-5:30 a.m. Aug. 13: $120 cash and access card of unlisted value stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

■ 500 block Burruss Place, 6 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Aug. 13: 24 pills valued at $10 stolen from home by parent; arrest made.

■ 3100 block John Fleming Road, near Stokes, 7:21 p.m. Aug. 13: Kobalt hedge trimmer, two Husqvarna chainsaws and Echo string trimmer, all valued at $475, stolen from home by known person; investigation ongoing.


■ 1600 block Wrench Circle, 9-9:30 p.m. Aug. 13: 19-year-old man assaulted in home by known person; extent of injuries not reported; case closed/cleared.


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