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Crime and Rescue

February 17, 2018

A vandal went postal, delivering some damage to a local mailbox unit.

According to a Greenville Police Department report, someone damaged a mailbox unit in the Edgewood Mobile Home Park between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday. The unit is located in the 3200 block of Riggs Lane, the…

February 17, 2018

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 393 fire and EMS calls from Feb. 8-14. Following is a breakdown:

FIRE CALLS

Feb. 8

■ 12:32 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at 940 College Hill Drive. Cleared 12:46 a.m.

■ 12:02 p.m. — motor vehicle accident with injuries at…

February 16, 2018

A jury deliberated less than an hour today and convicted a Pitt County man accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his wife last July.

The jury in the trial of James Edward “Ed” Smith, 36, began deliberation about 11:40 a.m. after summations this morning from prosecutors and…

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February 16, 2018

 A jury deliberated less than an hour Friday before convicting a Pitt County man accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his wife last July.

The jury in the murder-for-hire trial of James Edward “Ed” Smith, 36, began deliberation about 11:40 a.m. after summations this morning…

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February 16, 2018

A man arrested Thursday with a gun in his possession on the campus of East Carolina University was wanted in the killing of two men in La Grange back in November.

Shonquez Robinson, 21, was arrested without incident about 4 p.m. in the Croatan building on the east side of main campus, authorities…

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February 16, 2018

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating six break-ins reported Wednesday in a neighborhood near Belvoir Elementary and two more nearby off of Belvoir Highway.

The first incident was discovered about 7:45 a.m. in the 700 block of Windy Lane, which is located off of Roosevelt Spain…

February 15, 2018

WILSON — A couple of weeks ago, Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard received several complaints from worried parents. Their children were behaving strangely and throwing up.

Woodard got word that high-schoolers were purchasing a substance called Black Magic from local vape stores. The liquid…

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February 14, 2018

Testimony continued on Wednesday in the trial of a Greenville man accused of attempting to hire a hitman to kill his wife.

Greenville Police officers arrested James Edward “Ed” Smith, 35, in July 2017 and charged him with felony solicitation to commit first degree murder after…

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February 14, 2018

Detectives with the Greenville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in a recent shots fired call that resulted in property damage near the city’s convention center.

The department reported the incident occurred…

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February 14, 2018

A woman is facing charges following a beer run gone wrong.

According to a Greenville Police Department report, Lakisha Tyeshia Hines, 39, of 2402 E. Third St. attempted to steal two 12-packs and several cases of brew.

Hines allegedly stole  a 12 pack of Ice House, a case of Ice House, two…

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