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Food stolen from woman on Cotanche


Tuesday, December 4, 2018

A 20-year-old woman told the Greenville Police Department that someone stole food she had purchased at McDonald’s on Friday as she was walking on Cotanche Street.

The woman reported the incident took place between 10-11 p.m. near Ninth Street, according to a case report issued on Monday about a strong-armed robbery.

No injuries were reported. The food was valued at $12.71. An investigation is ongoing.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 3040 Evans St., 5:30-5:54 p.m. Dec. 2: a cell phone popsocket, four makeup items and eight items of clothing, all valued at $164.48, stolen from Target; case closed/cleared by citation. 

■ 200 block East Fifth Street, 12:01-2 a.m. Dec. 2: iPhone 6 valued at $200 stolen from woman at nightclub; investigation ongoing.

■ 200 block Southwest Greenville Boulevard, 6 p.m. Dec. 1-10:15 a.m. Dec. 2: .40-caliber Glock 22 valued at $600 stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 4600 E. 10th St., 8:25-8:45 p.m. Dec. 1: unspecified quantity of assorted grocery items valued at $311.46 stolen from Walmart and recovered; case closed/cleared.

■ 2300 block East 10th Street, midnight Nov. 30-3 a.m. Dec. 1: Red Dead Redemption 2 game valued at $79.99 and Xbox One with white controller valued at $249.99 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

■ 3140 Evans St., 4:30-5:15 p.m. Dec. 1: prepaid iPhone 6S valued at $344.99 stolen from Best Buy; investigation ongoing.

■ 210 S.W. Greenville Blvd., 2:45-3:15 p.m. Dec. 1: a 15-pack of Coors Light beer, a 24-pack of Miller Light beer, a 24-pack of Natural Light beer and a 24-pack of Budweiser beer, all valued at $64.92, stolen from Walmart; arrest made.

■ 1000 block Spring Forest Road, 7:30 a.m. Dec. 1: iPhone 8 Plus valued at $500 stolen from home by boyfriend; case inactive.

■ 3200 block Colony Court, 9-10 p.m. Nov. 30: unspecified quantity of bicycles valued at $150 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

■ 1900 block Stantonsburg Road, 8-9 p.m. Nov. 30: larceny by friend reported at hotel; stolen items not listed; investigation ongoing.

■ 400 block Evans Street, 9 p.m. Nov. 28-11:28 a.m. Nov. 29: iPad valued at $1,000 stolen from woman at night club; case inactive.

■ 3000 block MacGregor Downs Road, 5 p.m. Nov. 21-12:25 p.m. Nov. 26: Dell Latitude E5510 valued at $599.99 stolen; case inactive.

■ 100 block Howard Circle, 5 p.m. Nov. 21-12:13 p.m. Nov. 26: four iPhone XR’s, all valued at $3,356, stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

Pitt County

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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 200 block River Road Estates Road, 2:15-2:20 p.m. Nov. 29: Playstation 3 valued at $50 and six Playstation 3 games valued at $25 stolen from home; case active.


■ 1100 block Riverview Road, 8:38 p.m. Dec. 1: 36-year-old woman assaulted by known person at home; minor injuries reported; case active.

■ 4600 block Dixon Road, near Grimesland, 11:55 p.m. Dec. 1: 26-year-old woman assaulted at home by known person; minor injuries reported; case cleared: prosecution declined.

■ 600 block Jean Court, 6:25-6:26 a.m. Nov. 30: 44-year-old woman assaulted by husband at home; no injuries reported; case status: cleared.

■ 2200 block Credle Court, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1: 63-year-old woman assaulted by boyfriend at home; minor injuries reported; arrest made.

Property Damage

■ 1200 block North Grimesland Bridge Road, near Washington, 10 p.m. Nov. 28-9:59 a.m. Nov. 29: Cadillac SRX sustained $500 in damages; case closed/leads exhausted.


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