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The Daily Reflector

Friday, January 18, 2019

Detectives from the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office seized weapons and drugs after executing a search warrant at an Ayden-area home, according to a news release issued Thursday.  

The search took place Jan. 11 at 6184 Stokestown-St. John’s Road. Detectives seized 11 rifles, a pistol, 200 rounds of ammunition, 105 grams of marijuana, .6 grams of heroin, 34 Xanax tablets, 10 vials of marijuana wax, four glass bongs, two digital scales and $640 in cash.  The estimated street value of the drugs is $7,725.00.  

Christian Sugg, 17, is charged with possession with intent to sell, and deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver schedule IV controlled substances, possession of heroin, maintain a vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Sugg was jailed in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $60,000 bond. The release said more arrests are expected. Ayden and Grifton police assisted with the operation. 

In addition to the drug bust, the sheriff’s office made arrests in unrelated cases:

Jewelry theft

Stephen Brandon Bridgers, 36, of Greenville, was charged Tuesday in the theft of jewelry after one of the pieces showed up in pawn shop on Jan. 2 and the person who pawned it was identified. The news release said Bridgers is charged with one count of obtaining property by false pretenses. He was jailed in the detention center under a $20,000 bond.

Fraud arrest

Deputies arrested Tyler Redman Norville, 25, of Greenville after detectives determined he had made fraudulent purchases using credit cards belonging to different people, the news release said. The fraudulent purchases were made from Nov. 27 and Dec. 7 and occurred in multiple locations across Pitt County. Norville was charged with two counts of financial card fraud/obtaining property and 16 counts of identity theft. He was jailed in the detention center under a $100,000 bond.  


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Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 388 fire and EMS calls from Feb. 7-13. Following is a breakdown:


Feb. 7

■ 9:18 a.m. — motor vehicle accident with injuries at Oxford Road and East 10th Street. Cleared 10:30 a.m.

■ 11:52 a.m. — unintentional alarm system…

February 17, 2019

Officers arrested six people after shots were fired as a party was breaking up at a business north of Greenville, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported on Sunday.

Deputies were called to Morning Glory Products, 3511 N. Memorial Drive, about 1 a.m. on Saturday, according to a news release…


February 17, 2019


WILSON — Two people face drug trafficking charges after authorities seized nearly 50 bricks of heroin in a multi-agency operation led by the Wilson Police Department.

Farlyn Andres Suarez De Jesus, 26, and Katherine Polanco, 27, both of Raleigh, were arrested and charged with…


February 17, 2019

A Raleigh man, who is charged with driving while impaired and hit-and-run after he crashed into the driver’s side of another car, ran from the scene, according to a weekly review of Greenville Police Department crash reports and Pitt County court records. 

The crash took place Feb. 10…


February 16, 2019

Three people have been arrested on drug charges after a package containing 4,000-5,000 Xanax tablets was intercepted in the U.S. Postal System, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reported on Friday.

Deputies obtained a search warrant for 518 Lancelot St., Grimesland, as a result of the…

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February 16, 2019

A man was arrested on Thursday after stealing a vehicle, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department. 

The incident took place between 11 p.m. on Wednesday and 8 a.m. on Thursday. The report listed the address of the incident on the 1700 block of Rosewood Drive,…

February 14, 2019

Rocky Mount police are asking for information regarding the city’s fifth homicide of the year. This time, the victim is a woman.

The Rocky Mount Communications Center received a phone call at 10:57 a.m. on Wednesday from Nash County Communications asking for help in assisting EMS with an…

February 14, 2019

Three items of women’s clothing were reported stolen from Kohl’s on Tuesday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department. 

The incident took place between 2 p.m. and 2:13 p.m. on Tuesday at Kohl’s, 3501 Galleria Drive.

Items listed as stolen…

February 13, 2019

The Greenville Police Department is asking the public to help identify a woman suspected of stealing jewelry from the Hobby Lobby.

The department on Wednesday released surveillance images of the woman taken as she shopped at the store, located at 3432 South Memorial Drive.

The incident occurred…


February 13, 2019

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Sheriff’s Office still has not released the names of the three deputies who were placed on administrative leave after the officer-involved shooting of a Bailey man on Saturday.

Jonathan Ramirez, 28, was killed in front of his Bailey home about 5 a.m. on…

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