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The Daily Reflector

Sunday, February 10, 2019

A 34-year-old Greenville woman was charged with driving while impaired after she failed to reduce speed and caused a three-vehicle wreck, according to a weekly review of Pitt County court records.

The crash took place on Jan. 28 near N.C. 33 and Belvoir School Road at 6:52 p.m. 

Ashley Shavone Acklin, of 3258 Landmark Street, was traveling East on N.C. 33 in her 2006 Honda passenger car when she rear-ended a 2001 Ford truck driven by Rafael Hernandez-Gomez of Greenville. The impact caused Hernandez-Gomez to rear-end a 2003 Ford passenger car driven by Chandell Moore of Waterbury, Conn.

Moore’s car ran off the road to the right and struck a ditch.   

Acklin’s vehicle was traveling 50 mph at the time of impact.  Hernandez-Gomez’s vehicle was going 35 mph and Moore’s car was stopped.   The speed limit for that stretch of road is 55 mph.  

No injuries were reported but Acklin was charged with DWI and failure to reduce speed.  

She had a strong odor of alcohol on her breath, red, glassy eyes, and slurred speech. Her blood alcohol level was unavailable.  

Acklin was among five other people charged with driving while impaired. according to court records and law enforcement reports available between and Jan.27 and Feb.3.

In other cases, court documents indicate:

■ Russell Walter Davis, 21, of 1806 E. First St., Greenville, was stopped at 3:36 a.m. on Feb. 2 near Greenville Boulevard and East Tenth Street by the Greenville Police Department. He had red, glassy eyes and an odor of alcohol on his breath. He refused a breathalyzer and would not sign the citation.  

■ Scott Allen Farmer, 26, of 1221 Masters Lane, Greenville, was stopped at 9:55 a.m. on Feb. 2 near Elm Street and Southeast Greenville Boulevard by the Greenville Police Department. He had red, glassy eyes and a strong odor of alcohol on his breath. His speech also was slurred and his blood alcohol level was 0.21.

■ Jamil Harper, 37, of 5108 Lake Road, Greenville, was stopped at 9:54 p.m. on Jan. 31 near U.S. 264 and N.C. 33 by The State Highway Patrol. His blood alcohol level was 0.19. 

■ George Alfred Miller III, 52, of 1515 Green Haven Lane, Greenville, was stopped at 6:28 p.m. on Feb. 2 near East Fire Tower Road by the Greenville Police Department He had red, glassy eyes, an odor of alcohol on his breath and was unsteady on his feet. He also was involved in a crash in stopped traffic. His blood alcohol level was 0.22. He also was cited for driving while license revoked.  

■ Stewart Everette Watts, 52, of 2920 Rockport Drive, Greenville, was stopped at 11:37 p.m. on Jan. 27 near N.C. 11 and Moye Boulevard by the Greenville Police Department. He had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, was unsteady on his feet and had a delayed response. He also was cited for failure to heed siren and reckless driving. His blood alcohol level was 0.23.  

This report may not include all DWI arrests made during the time period. Call 329-9572 to report arrests, dismissals or reduced charges.


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