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Gun-toting person forces way into home, threatens women


The Daily Reflector

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

A home was forcefully entered by an armed person on Saturday night, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department.

The incident took place on the 1600 block of West Arlington Boulevard between 10:55 and 11:20 p.m., according to the report.

The report said a suspect armed with a semi-automatic handgun pushed through the front door of the residence to reach three female victims inside. Two of the victims were listed as known to the offender. The third, a 22-year-old woman, was listed as the offender’s girlfriend.

The 22-year-old woman reported minor injuries, according to the report. It did not specify how the injuries were sustained.

A rose gold iPhone 6S valued at $200 was listed as stolen.

The case was listed as closed/cleared by arrest.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 1700 block Dickinson Avenue, 12:07 p.m. Jan. 6: five cans of sardines and two Red Bull drinks, all valued at $13.29, stolen from Save A Lot and recovered; case closed/cleared by citation.

■ 700 block Southwest Greenville Boulevard, 6:40-9:50 p.m. Jan. 5: 2018 yellow Jeep sustained $500 in damages during break-in; gold wedding band, Rosetti brand handbag and four knives, all valued at $380, stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 4100 block Kittrell Farms Drive, noon Dec. 28-noon Jan. 1: diamond engagement ring valued at $3,500 stolen by family member; investigation ongoing.

■ 2521 N. Memorial Drive, 1:40-2:45 p.m. Jan. 5: one fountain drink valued at $5 stolen from Sheetz; investigation ongoing.

■ 2200 block Bellamy Circle, 6 pm. Dec. 14-3:31 p.m. Jan. 5: home entered by force through front door; golden diamond-engraved ring valued at $10,000 stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 800 block Thomas Langston Road, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Jan. 5: comb, clothing, cap, keychain containing car and house key and Hurley drawstring bag, all valued at $185, stolen from woman at Planet Fitness; investigation ongoing.

■ 1000 block South Elm Street, 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 4: debit card, license and iPhone 8 Plus, all valued at $610, stolen from man; investigation ongoing.

■ 3300 block Honeysuckle Drive, 3:01 p.m. Jan. 4: home entered by prying front door open; stolen items not listed; arrest made.

■ 400 block West First Street, midnight Jan. 3-1:54 p.m. Jan. 4: Facebook Portal Plus valued at $300 stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

■ 2105 block Dickinson Avenue, 12:42 p.m. Jan. 4: three packages of ox tail and one container of frozen beans, all valued at $30, stolen from Piggly Wiggly; investigation ongoing.

■ 4600 E. 10th St., 2:25 p.m. Jan. 1: one bag of whey protein valued at $22.41 stolen from Walmart; investigation ongoing.

■ 600 block West Arlington Boulevard, 9:15 a.m. Dec. 14: wallet valued at $25 stolen by known person; case closed/cleared.

■ 100 block Fletcher Place, 2:30-9:29 p.m. Jan. 6: home entered by bodily force through front door to terrorize or injure; 54-year-old woman and 58-year-old man listed as victims known to suspect; 47-year-old woman listed as spouse to suspect sustained minor injuries; arrest made.


■ 1000 block Westover Drive, 7-7:30 a.m. Jan. 6: 32-year-old woman assaulted at home by boyfriend; extent of injuries not reported; case inactive/warrants obtained.

■ 3700 block Charles Boulevard, 4:10-4:12 a.m. Jan. 5: 25-year-old man assaulted by known person; minor injuries reported; case closed: victim refused to cooperate.

■ 1400 block Dickinson Avenue, 10:11-10:13 p.m. Jan. 4: 32-year-old man and 28-year-old woman assaulted on road; man reported minor injuries; investigation ongoing.

■ 2600 block MacGregor Downs Road, 11:25 a.m. Jan. 4: 49-year-old woman assaulted at home by known person; extent of injuries not reported; case inactive/warrants obtained.

■ MacGregor Downs Road, 7-7:15 a.m. Dec. 30: 22-year-old woman assaulted at home by boyfriend; extent of injuries not reported; investigation ongoing.

Property Damage

■ 3900 block Bostic Drive, 12:15-12:20 a.m. Jan. 7: bedroom door sustained $10 in damages; case inactive.

■ 4200 block Dunhagan Road, 11 p.m. Jan. 5-10:45 a.m. Jan. 6: mailbox and post sustained $100 in damages; investigation ongoing.

■ 3000 block Adams Boulevard, 11:03 a.m. Jan. 6: window sustained $150 in damages from boyfriend of victim; investigation ongoing.

■ 1500 block Wimbledon Drive, 8 a.m. Dec. 23-12:29 p.m. Jan. 5: property damage reported; damaged items not listed; case inactive.

■ 600 block West 14th Street, 12:15-12:32 a.m. Jan. 5: 2004 silver Ford Explorer sustained $215 in damages from husband of victim; case inactive/warrants obtained.

Pitt County

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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 500 block Garris Road, 6 p.m. Jan. 1-5:30 p.m. Jan. 3: TV valued at $100 and $50 in cash stolen from home; case active.


■ 800 block Briley Road, 7:40 a.m. Jan. 3: 25-year-old man assaulted with a knife by sibling; severe lacerations reported; case active.


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