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Three tires slashed on car in parking lot


The Daily Reflector

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Three tires of a black Nissan Altima were slashed in a parking lot early Tuesday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department.

The incident took place about midnight in the 3700 block of Bostic Drive, the report said.

The instrument used to slash the tires was not specified. Damages valued at $300 were reported.

An investigation is ongoing.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 1500 block Charles Boulevard, 1:48 a.m. May 8: $180 in cash stolen from vehicle; case inactive.

■ 3040 Evans St., 11 a.m. May 8: article of clothing valued at $63.95 stolen from Target; case closed/cleared.

■ 4400 block Bostic Drive, 2:20-8 a.m. May 5: two bank cards stolen from vehicle; case inactive.

■ 1500 block Manning Forest Drive, 8 p.m. May 7-7:40 a.m. May 8: Starbucks gift card valued at $20 and Smith & Wesson handgun of unlisted value stolen from vehicle; case inactive.

■ 2100 block Tiffany Drive, 7:12 p.m. May 8: break-in to home reported; stolen items not listed; investigation ongoing.

■ 4600 E. 10th St., 6:51 p.m. May 8: wallet valued at $15 and work identification badge valued at $100 stolen from man at Walmart; investigation ongoing.


■ 1000 block Cheyenne Court, 12:17-12:18 a.m. May 8: 22-year-old man assaulted at home by wife; no injuries reported; case cleared: victim refused to cooperate.

■ 1000 block Waterford Commons Drive, 1:25 p.m. May 8: 47-year-old woman assaulted at home by child; minor injuries reported; Dell laptop also sustained $400 in damages; investigation ongoing.

Property Damage

■ 3000 block Caldwell Court, 1-5:58 p.m. May 8: 2007 red Honda Civic sustained $400 in damages; investigation ongoing.

Pitt County 

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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 4800 block School Road, near Grimesland, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 3: Kate Spade purse valued at $140 stolen from woman; case active.


■ 2000 block East Hanrahan Road, 5 a.m. May 10: 39-year-old man assaulted at home by sibling; minor injuries reported; case unfounded.

Property Damage

■ 3101 N. Memorial Drive, 2:11 p.m. May 9: sink at Wellcome Middle School sustained $20 in damages; case status not listed.

■ 200 block Northwest Acres Drive, 10 p.m. May 4-9:58 a.m. May 9: mailbox sustained $50 in damages; case active.


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