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Necklaces stolen from Sears


Saturday, June 15, 2019

Two Sterling Silver necklaces were stolen from Sears on Saturday, according to a case report released by the Greenville Police Department.

The incident took place about 12:55 p.m. June 8 at Sears in Greenville, 3600 S. Memorial Drive.

The necklaces had a total value of $2,100, the report said.

An investigation is ongoing.


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

Break-ins, thefts

■ 3900 block Bostic Drive, 11 p.m. June 7-9 a.m. June 10: boating equipment valued at $250 stolen from home; case inactive.

■ 900 block Allen Road, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 10: one Vizio television valued at $250 and one iPhone 5 valued at $50 stolen from home; case inactive.

■ 3800 block Sheffield Court, 9:30 p.m. June 10-8:15 a.m. June 11: one flashlight valued at $20 stolen from home; investigation ongoing.

■ 1800 block South Greene Street, 1:29-1:45 p.m. June 11: ten Fentanyl patches valued at $282 stolen from home by child of victim; case inactive.

■ 300 block Lindsay Drive, 7:05 a.m. June 12: 2011 Honda Civic sustained an unreported amount of damages during break-in; stolen items not listed; case inactive.

■ 3600 block Thornbook Drive, 1:23-7:38 a.m. June 12: two debit cards and $75 in cash stolen from vehicle; case inactive.

■ 700 block Patton Circle, near Winterville, 11 p.m. June 11-10:30 a.m. June 12: 2014 black Toyota Corolla valued at $12,000 stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 500 block Southeast Greenville Boulevard, 4:45-6 a.m. June 12: 2013 white Toyota Sienna sustained $200 in damages during break-in; one Tommy Hilfiger purse, three credit and debit cards, one pair of prescription sunglasses, $11 in cash, two check books, one book of stamps, two social security cards and a drivers’ license, all valued at $311, stolen; investigation ongoing.

■ 1900 block Exchange Drive, 8 p.m. April 20: unspecified quantity of clothing and shoes valued at $200 stolen from home; case inactive.

■ 4100 block Bridge Court, near Winterville, 8 p.m. June 11-7 p.m. June 12: storage building door sustained $300 in damages during attempted break-in; stolen items not listed; case inactive.


■ 3200 block Summer Place, 1:10 a.m. June 11: 29-year-old man assaulted by friend; minor injuries reported; investigation ongoing.

■ 900 block Cross Wind Street, 6:27 a.m. June 11: 29-year-old woman assaulted by boyfriend and known person; minor injuries reported; case closed/cleared.

■ 100 block Paul Circle, 8:07 p.m. June 11: 56-year-old woman assaulted at home by neighbor; no injuries reported; case closed/cleared.

■ 900 block Spring Forest Road, 11:55 a.m. June 12: 22-year-old woman assaulted by boyfriend on road; no injuries reported; case inactive.

■ 100 block Ridgeway Street, 2:53 p.m. June 12: 43-year-old man assaulted at home with a knife; minor injuries reported; 18-year-old woman arrested and chargedwith assault with a deadly weapon, simple assault and communicating threats.

■ 1200 block Westpointe Drive, 12:18 a.m. June 13: 44-year-old woman assaulted at home by spouse; no injuries reported; case closed/leads exhausted.

Property Damage

■ 3800 block South Memorial Drive, near Winterville, 11:11 p.m. June 11: 2005 red Chevrolet Aveo LT sustained $100 in damages; investigation ongoing.

■ 2500 block Bluff View Court, 11 p.m. June 12-1:52 a.m. June 13: window of home sustained $400 in damages; case inactive.

■ 100 block Paul Circle, 10 a.m. June 13: one inflatable pool sustained $50 in damages at home; case inactive.


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