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Shots fired at hotel


The Daily Reflector

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Police are investigating a report of shots fired into a hotel on Memorial Drive on Saturday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department.

The incident occurred about 9:15 p.m. at America’s Best Value Inn at 810 S. Memorial Drive, according to the report issued on Monday.

Drywall and a ceiling sustained about $100 damage, the report said. An investigation is ongoing.


The police department released reports March 11 with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

■ 3000 block Evans Street, 6:54 p.m. March 9-6:58 p.m. March 10: two PlayStation 4 controllers valued at $59.99 stolen from department/discount store; arrest made.

■ 3040 Evans St., 4:44 p.m. March 10: gaming mouse valued at $59.99 stolen from Target; two Xbox controllers valued at $59.99 stolen and recovered; arrest made.

■ 210 S.W. Greenville Blvd., 8-8:45 p.m. March 8: T-shirt, pair of socks, pair of shoes and pair of jeans, all valued at $50, stolen from Walmart; investigation ongoing.

■ 3501 Galleria Drive, 5:32-5:46 p.m. March 8: Philips Norelco Shaver 5850 valued at $99 stolen from Kohl’s department store; case closed/cleared.

■ 210 S.W. Greenville Blvd., noon-12:08 p.m. March 8: five ribeye steaks, package of cooked chicken wings, two DVDs, wirecutters and two pairs of children’s shoes, all valued at $127, stolen from Walmart Supercenter; arrest made.

■ 3000 block Evans Street, 6 p.m. March 6: iPhone XR valued at $850 stolen from 21-year-old woman; investigation ongoing.

■ 1000 block Hooker Road, 5:45-9:10 p.m. March 5: two purses and two house keys valued at $79 stolen from vehicle at church; investigation ongoing.

Property Damage

■ 1000 block West Third Street, 9-10:09 a.m. March 10: white front exterior door of home sustained $300 in damages by family member; case cleared by citation.

■ 90 block Lancaster Drive, 1-9 a.m. March 9: property damage in parking lot/garage by acquaintance reported; value of damage not listed; investigation ongoing.

■ 100 block Stuart Circle, 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 8: damage to home by neighbor reported; value of damage not listed; investigation ongoing.

■ 3700 block S. Memorial Drive,1-1:25 p.m. March 8: 2016 Chevrolet Suburban valued at $30,000 damaged; arrest made.

■ 3100 block Palmer Court, 10:30 p.m. March 7-6 a.m. March 8: 2011 Dodge Ram pickup truck sustained $500 in damages; 2014 Cadillac SUV sustained $400 in damages; investigation ongoing.

■ 200 block Wyndham Circle, midnight-2 a.m. March 5: fan at home sustained $50 in damages by known person; case closed/cleared; victim refused to cooperate.




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Crime and Rescue

March 18, 2019 - 2 minutes ago

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 414 fire and EMS calls from March 7-13. Following is a breakdown:


March 7

■ 12:54 a.m. — motor vehicle accident with injuries at 701 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Cleared 1:56 a.m.

■ 3:31 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at…

March 17, 2019

Police seized a weapon and arrested a 24-year-old Winterville woman after a reported assault involving a handgun on East 14th Street, according to a case report released on Friday.

The incident occurred about 2:15 p.m. and was reported about 3 p.m. by a 23-year-old Greenville man. The report did…

March 17, 2019

A Greenville man was charged with driving while impaired after he ran off the road and crashed into a tree according to a State Highway Patrol crash report and Pitt County Court records.  

The crash took place on March 9 at 1:32 a.m. near O’Farrell Avenue and Old River Road.…


March 17, 2019

The following people were indicted on felony charges on Feb. 25, 2019, by a Pitt County grand jury. All information, including addresses, is from court records:

■ John Thomas Barber, 42, 1545 Bedford Road, Rocky Mount, habitual felon for Sept. 5, 2017, offense.

■ Chauncey Delano Bell aka…

March 15, 2019

Greenville Fire-Rescue has been awarded accreditation status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International, department officials announced on Thursday.

According to a news release from the department, the accreditation “recognizes best practices and self-accountability and validates…


March 15, 2019

NASHVILLE — A missing Nash County mother was slain and her body dumped along a rural road in Edgecombe County, authorities have confirmed.

“Definitely, there is a killer on the loose,” Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone said at a Wednesday night press conference.

Diana Alejandra Keel,…


March 15, 2019

Nearly 370 people died in North Carolina due to alcohol related crashes in 2017 — a statistic government officials and law enforcement agencies are trying to change.  

That’s why the state’s Booze It and Lose It campaign brought its BAT mobile to Greenville on Thursday…


March 15, 2019

A Greenville man was one of two people arrested on Tuesday in connection with a 2017 robbery in which three people were killed.

Lenoir County deputies said Jaleik Pridgen of Greenville and Brianna Wooten of Kinston both were charged with accessory after the fact to a homicide.…


March 14, 2019

Heavy smoke and flames damaged a home on South Library Street on Wednesday afternoon, displacing some East Carolina University students, Greenville Fire-Rescue officials said on Thursday. 

Twenty-one firefighters, along with members of the Greenville Police Department, responded a…


March 14, 2019

Authorities believe a body discovered on Tuesday in Edgecombe County is that of a missing Nash County woman.

Diana Alejandra Keel, 38, of Nashville was reported missing by her husband Friday.

The body belongs to a Hispanic female and appears to have been dead for about five days, said Nash County…

Diana Keel
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