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Saturday, October 6, 2018

A man threatened a clerk with a knife when she tried to stop him from leaving a Walmart with a cart containing a television and garden hose on Wednesday, according to a report to the Greenville Police Department.

The incident occurred about 10:20 p.m. at 210 S.W. Greenville Blvd., the report said. A man was pushing a shopping cart out of the store without paying for a Flexon brand garden hose valued at $11.88 and an Element 39-inch television valued at $198.

When a clerk at the store approached him, the man pulled a pocket knife and continued to exit the store, police department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said.

Officers reviewed surveillance footage upon arrival at the scene and identified a suspect, who was arrested later that night on Imperial Street, Hunter said. The stolen items were recovered.

John Michael Hunter, 41, 604 Griffin St., was charged with communicating threats, robbery with a dangerous weapon, larceny by anti inventory device and two counts of larceny. He was jailed at Pitt County Detention Center in lieu of $145,000 bail.

Greenville

The police department released reports Wednesday-Friday with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

■ 700 block Belvoir Road, 2:09 p.m. Oct. 3: 2002 gray Buick Reatta valued at $5,000 stolen from home by grandparent; case inactive/warrants obtained.

■ 1800 block East First Street, 12:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 3: camouflage tri-fold wallet, black tri-fold wallet and a tan wallet, all valued at $65, stolen from vehicle and recovered; investigation ongoing.

■ 4600 E. 10th St., 12:30-1 p.m. Oct. 3: unspecified quantity of miscellaneous cosmetics, clothing and hardware items, all valued at $118.36, stolen from Walmart; case closed/cleared by citation.

■ 4710 County Home Road, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28: iPad valued at $350 and black Otterbox case valued at $60 stolen from 45-year-old woman at Wintergreen Primary; case inactive.

■ 714 S.E. Greenville Blvd., 12:46 p.m. Oct. 2: a pair of Madden Girl Rooney Pumps valued at $49.99 stolen from Rack Room Shoes and recovered; 36-year-old woman arrested and charged with misdemeanor larceny and resisting/obstructing a public officer.

■ 100 block David Drive, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 2: break-in reported at home; no items listed as stolen; case inactive.

■ 1200 block Mumford Road, 8 a.m. Aug. 28-8 a.m. Sept. 30: Lorcin .25-caliber semi-automatic pistol valued at $150 stolen from home; case inactive.

■ 200 block Oldwell Drive, 11 p.m. Sept. 27-1:39 a.m. Sept. 28: bicycles valued at $150 and debit card stolen by acquaintance; investigation ongoing.

■ 100 block North Eastern Street, 9 a.m. Sept. 28-8:15 p.m. Sept. 29: bicycles valued at $300 stolen from road; investigation ongoing.

■ 500 block East Second Street, 11 p.m. Sept. 30-8 a.m. Oct. 1: insurance cards, debit card, drivers license and leather wallet valued at $20, stolen from vehicle; case inactive.

■ 1400 block Treybrooke Circle, 11:30 p.m. Sept. 29-1:40 a.m. Sept. 30: social security card, drivers license, and debit card, all valued at $20, stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

■ 3500 block East 10th Street, 5 a.m. Sept. 26: break-in to vehicle reported; Taurus .38-caliber firearm valued at $450, men's leather wallet valued at $20, driver's license, credit/debit cards, all of unlisted value, stolen; case inactive.

■ 100 block Toby Circle, 3 p.m. Sept. 10: four debit cards and a driver license valued at $15 stolen from home; case inactive.

■ 2900 block Westhills Drive, 3 p.m. Oct. 4-2:34 a.m. Oct. 5: break-in reported; double panel window of home sustained $200 in damage; case inactive.

■ 100 block King George Road, 5 p.m. Oct. 2-4 p.m. Oct. 4: red 22-inch cut Craftsman push mower valued at $350 stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 2100 block Southview Drive, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Oct. 4: home entered through garage without force; Margaritaville brand beach cruiser valued at $150 stolen; case inactive.

■ 320 S.W. Greenville Blvd., midnight May 1-midnight Oct. 4: Snap-on Solus Ultra vehicle scanner valued at $5,000 stolen from Mr. Tire Auto Service; case inactive.

■ 2200 block Stantonsburg Road, 10:30-10:45 a.m. Oct. 4: black wallet valued at $30 containing $10 in cash stolen from woman in parking lot; case closed: leads exhausted. 

■ 3200 block Briarcliff Drive, noon-12:15 p.m. Oct. 3: necklace, iPhone 8 Plus, Gucci belt, gold men’s watch, and black HP computer, all valued at $1,225, stolen from home by known person with semi-automatic handgun; investigation ongoing. 

■ 1400 block Hooker Road, 3-3:15 a.m. Oct. 3: home entered without force through front door; two smartphones, cleaning supplies and 60-inch television, all valued at $1370, stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 100 block South Sylvan Drive, 10 p.m. Oct. 2-6 a.m. Oct. 3: vehicle entered; no items listed as stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 500 block West Fifth Street, 3:20-3:36 a.m. Sept. 9: ZTA sign valued at $300 stolen from Zeta Tau Alpha; case inactive.

Assaults

■ 100 block East Fourth Street, 10:30 p.m. Oct. 3: 21-year-old man assaulted by stranger in parking lot; extent of injuries not reported; case closed: prosecution declined.

■ 200 block Alice Drive, 8:40-8:50 a.m. Oct. 3: 31-year-old woman assaulted by ex-boyfriend and 34-year-old woman assaulted by ex-boyfriend at home; extent of injuries not reported; 2017 white GMC sustained $1,500 in damages; case inactive.

■ 2800 block Best Road, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 1: juvenile assaulted by known person; moderate injuries reported; investigation ongoing.

Property Damage

■ 1500 block Charles Boulevard, midnight-12:30 a.m. Oct. 3: property damage by ex-girlfriend reported at home; damaged items not listed; investigation ongoing.

■ 2600 block Stantonsburg Road, 5:45 p.m. Sept. 24: 2001 champagne-color Chevrolet Suburban sustained $2,500 in damages in parking lot; case inactive.

■ 500 block Forlines Road, 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 4: 2015 blue Nissan Versa sustained an unreported amount of damages; investigation ongoing.

Pitt County

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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 2000 block Lum Buck Road, 10:12-10:22 a.m. Oct. 3: car battery valued at $100 stolen by family member; case unfounded.

■ 2800 block N.C. 102 East, near Ayden, 2:40-2:44 p.m. Oct. 4: break-in to home by known person reported; no items listed as stolen; case status: open.

Assaults

■ 3800 block Charles Boulevard, 1:52 a.m. Oct. 3: 59-year-old woman assaulted at home by unknown person; minor injuries reported; case status: open.

■ 5700 block Dean Drive, near Washington, 9:22-9:32 a.m. Oct. 3: 49-year-old man assaulted at home by family member; minor injuries reported; case status: open.

■ 3100 block Kings Branch Drive, 9 p.m. Oct. 3-7 a.m. Oct. 4: 26-year-old woman assaulted at home by boyfriend; no injuries reported; arrest made.

Property Damage

■ 2000 block Turnage Lane, 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 3: street sign and three mailboxes sustained $200 in damages; case status: open.

■ 6700 block Clarks Neck Road, near Washington, midnight-7 a.m. Oct. 1: mailbox of Church of God Prophecy sustained $80 in damages; case closed/leads exhausted.

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