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Thursday, December 6, 2018

A 34-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint after he was invited into a room at the Camelot Inn on Tuesday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department. 

The incident took place about 12:10 p.m. at the hotel at 2828 S. Memorial Drive. The victim told officers he was walking outside when a couple invited him in to smoke.

Once inside, the man was robbed of his iPhone 8 valued at $600 and an unspecified amount of cash. Department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said a struggle was reported between the victim and one of the suspects, but the victim was not shot or seriously injured.

An investigation is ongoing, Hunter said. Officers have developed some persons of interest.

GREENVILLE

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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 100 block Cherry Court Drive, 2:10 p.m. Dec. 4: Xbox One with a white controller valued at $170 stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 600 block South Memorial Drive, 1:08 p.m. Dec. 4: 2004 blue Honda Accord sustained $500 during break-in; brake pads and rotors valued at $97 stolen; case inactive.

■ 3400 block South Memorial Drive, 10:38 a.m. Dec. 4: two pairs of Nike shoes valued at $129.98 stolen from Academy Sports; investigation ongoing.

■ 2400 block South Memorial Drive, 6 p.m. Dec. 3-8 a.m. Dec. 4: break-in to vehicle reported; no items listed as stolen; case inactive.

■ 3501 Galleria Drive, 10:30-10:50 p.m. Dec. 1: one bluetooth speaker valued at $79.99 and one pack of Under Armor socks valued at $19.99 stolen from Kohl’s and recovered; investigation ongoing.

■ 100 block Azalea Drive, 7:30 a.m. Dec. 3-1:50 p.m. Dec. 4: check stolen from home; case closed, arrest made by other agency.

■ 200 block Deck Street, 8 p.m. Dec. 3-6:30 p.m. Dec. 4: home entered without force through upper side window; bed comforter, three air fresheners, two rolls of toiler paper, a pair of Kyrie Irving shoes and a 49-inch smart TV, all valued at $1037.89, stolen; case inactive.

Assaults

■ 1600 block Wimbledon Drive, 8:30-8:47 p.m. Dec. 4: 47-year-old woman assaulted at home by ex-boyfriend; extent of injuries not reported; case closed: victim refused to cooperate.

■ 3300 block Midland Court, 6 p.m. Dec. 3-1:56 p.m. Dec. 4: 38-year-old woman assaulted at home by boyfriend; extent of injuries not reported; investigation ongoing.

■ 2600 block Whitaker Drive, 7:10-7:20 a.m. Dec. 4: 32-year-old woman assaulted at home by boyfriend; investigation ongoing.

■ 1800 block Kennedy Circle, 6:28 p.m. Nov. 29: 30-year-old woman assaulted at home by ex-boyfriend; extent of injuries not reported; Virgin Mobile smartphone valued at $100 stolen; investigation ongoing.

PITT COUNTY

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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 1700 block Robert Drive, 6 a.m.-8:16 p.m. Dec. 4: a pair of Puma shoes, a watch, a purse and an unspecified food product, all valued at $115, stolen from home; case active. 

■ 2200 block Johnsons Mill Drive, 8:20 p.m. Nov. 26: iPhone valued at $100 stolen from home; case active.

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Crime and Rescue

December 10, 2018

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 412 fire and EMS calls from Nov. 29-Dec. 5. Following is a breakdown:

FIRE CALLS

Nov. 29

■ 12:33 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at 705 E. 10th St. Cleared 12:53 a.m.

■ 3:24 a.m. — public service at 1920 Exchange Drive. Cleared…

December 09, 2018

A 28-year-old Greenville woman was charged with driving while impaired after she crashed into the side of another car while making a wide right turn into the parking lot of the Speedway gas station. 

The crash happened on Nov. 29 at 9:44 p.m at the Speedway located at 3202 E.…

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December 08, 2018

She loved life and loved her family and always had a smile on her face. 

She was a bright 27-year-old who worked hard to provide for her three children, ages 9, 7 and 4.

And when she stepped into a room, if you were sad, she would crack a joke to make you laugh and let you know everything is…

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December 08, 2018

A 22-year-old woman was the victim of an attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon on Thursday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department. 

The incident took place in a parking lot on the 1400 block of Westpointe Drive between noon and 12:22 p.m. on Dec. 6, the…

December 07, 2018

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office announced that deputies arrested a 48-year-old man on Friday on child sex charges.

Santiago Hernandez-Islas, of 7709 Stantonsburg Road, Farmville was charged with taking indecent liberties with a child. 

According to an arrest warrant, Hernandez-Islas…

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December 06, 2018

A 34-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint after he was invited into a room at the Camelot Inn on Tuesday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department. 

The incident took place about 12:10 p.m. at the hotel at 2828 S. Memorial Drive. The victim told officers he…

December 05, 2018

A Greenville-area teen has been arrested and charged in an armed robbery that occurred last month north of town, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported on Thursday. 

Ja’Keis Spencer Wiggins, 17, of Sterling Pointe Drive was among several people who participated in a robbery at…

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December 05, 2018

The Greenville Police Department on Tuesday identified a woman they believe robbed a Family Dollar at gunpoint last week.

The incident occurred about 6 p.m. on Nov. 28 at the store on 1601 S. Evans St. The department released several images of the woman captured by a surveillance camera Tuesday…

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December 05, 2018

Deputies from the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged an Ayden woman Tuesday after they said she stole checks and other items out of mailboxes between Nov. 23 and Dec. 3. 

Hollie Lynn Chaimowitz, 44, of 4205 Colonial St., was arrested on multiple counts of larceny of chose…

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December 05, 2018

Members of the Greenville Regional Drug Task Force arrested and charged two Georgia men after they seized two pounds of heroin during a traffic stop, according to a news release issued Tuesday. 

Ricardo Juarez-Mora, 41, of Ellenwood, Georgia, and Hector Lopez Garcia, 39, from Norcross, Georgia,…

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