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Woman arrested in assault involving handgun


Sunday, 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 not detail whether the incident happened in a car, dwelling, roadway, etc. 

The victim told police the woman pointed a gun at him. She was later arrested at a location off of U.S. 264. No injuries were listed on the report.

Police seized a stolen 9mm Taurus handgun. The woman was charged with a number of violations including assault by pointing a gun, possession of a stolen firearm and simple assault.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 2700 block East Fourth Street, 7-8 p.m. March 11: tan quilted women’s jacket and navy blue monogrammed tote bag with white carrying strap valued at $45 stolen from vehicle in parking lot; case inactive.

■ 714 S.E. Greenville Blvd., 7:30-8 p.m. March 11: eight polo shirts valued at $788 stolen from Belk; case inactive; warrants obtained.

■ 3600 block East 10th Street, 12:30-3:50 p.m. March 11: all-black AR-15 with black scope of unknown make and model valued at $500 stolen from home; 50 dosage units of Oxycodone and safe containing important documents and medication valued at $110 also stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 2400 block East Third Street, 12:01 a.m. March 8-3:32 p.m. March 11: three cameras of unlisted make/model and one Olympus brand camera, all valued at $400, stolen from vehicle; case inactive.

■ 3040 Evans St., 12:24 p.m. March 11: black leather book bag valued at $32.99 stolen from Target; case cleared by citation.

■ 500 block South Square Drive, near Winterville, midnight-10:45 a.m. March 11: black briefcase, central pneumatic compressor and a 9.7-inch black iPad Pro, all valued at $1,057, stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

■ 1900 block Penncross Drive, 10 p.m. March 10-7:30 a.m. March 11: Garmin device valued at $200 stolen from vehicle; case inactive.

■ 111 Eastbrook Drive, midnight March 9-7 a.m. March 11: side ground floor window smashed to gain entry to Martin Pitt Partnership for Children office; Coca-Cola Bottling Co. also listed as victim; no items listed as stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 300 block Lindsay Drive, 5:15 a.m. March 10-midnight March 11: front door of home broken to gain entry; no items listed as stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 3700 block Tifgreen Drive, near Winterville, 7:30 p.m. March 9-7:45 a.m. March 11: 9mm Sig Sauer firearm and left-handed Kydex holster valued at $590 stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

■ 500 block South Memorial Drive, 4:40 p.m. March 10: SECU bank card, work badge, driver’s license and three thin chain necklaces with two charms attached, all valued at $802, stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.

■ 200 block Contentnea Street, 9 p.m. March 9-8 a.m. March 10: door of outbuilding at home forced open to gain entry; three purple comforters and a Craftsman leaf blower of unknown model, all valued at $40.30, stolen; investigation unknown.

■ 1500 block Southwest Greenville Boulevard, 12:10-12:25 a.m. March 10: 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV valued at $3,500 with baby car seat valued at $100 stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 1400 block East Second Street, 10 p.m. March 4-2 p.m. March 9: break in to vehicle reported; no items listed as stolen; case inactive.

■ 1200 block Park West Drive, 6 a.m. March 5-6 a.m. March 8: Victoria Secret gift card, three debit/credit cards, N.C. ID card, black Coach brand bag with gold chains, small white pouch and black/pink polka-dotted wallet, all valued at $54, stolen from vehicle; investigation ongoing.


■ 300 block Paris Avenue, 4:40 p.m. March 11: 2007 Toyota Camry sustained $200 in damages; case inactive.



















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