Crime and Rescue

July 23, 2016

Police are investigating a break-in at a home on Westpointe Drive, where someone stole nearly $2,500 worth of items.

Greenville police responded shortly after 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday to the 1700 block of Westpointe Drive, according to an incident report.

The break-in reportedly occurred between 7:45…

July 23, 2016

Greenville Fire-Rescue responded to more than 380 fire and EMS calls from July 14-20. Following is a breakdown:


July 14

1:11 a.m. — gasoline or other flammable liquid spill at 208 Cadillac St. Cleared 1:24 a.m.

7:50 a.m. — unintentional alarm system activation at 410…

July 22, 2016

A dispute among two groups is believed to have led to a Friday evening shooting that injured a 15 year old.

Greenville police responded about 6:30 p.m. to the South Greenville Park and Recreation Center on Howell Street after receiving reports that a person had been shot. Several people reportedly…

July 22, 2016

A 24-year-old man died Thursday night from injuries he suffered when he was hit by a vehicle on West Belvoir Road.

Greenville police responded about 10:30 p.m. on Thursday to West Belvoir Road near Hop Tyson Road for the report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. Dominique…


July 22, 2016

Greenville police on Friday charged a Goldsboro man with breaking into a local gas station and linked him to other similar cases.

Odell Larry Sheffield Jr., 41, faces several felony charges, including four counts of breaking and entering, four counts of larceny after breaking and entering,…


July 22, 2016

It will start with Greenville police officer Richie Williams stopping by a local barbershop to do what men do in barbershops; talk, laugh, tell jokes, argue about sports or complain about their day.

Greenville is the second city in the United States to embark on a new idea, Cops and Barbers, that…


July 22, 2016

A thief broke into a vehicle and stole property valued at more than $1,000, according to a Greenville Police Department case report.

The incident occurred between 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the parking lot at 420 Red Banks Road, where Kick Back Jack’s is located.…

July 21, 2016

Four members of the Greenville Public Safety Pipes and Drums will be traveling to New York City to play in several 9/11 ceremonies, and a local steakhouse is holding a fundraiser tonight to help pay their expenses.

The four senior members of the band — Scott Stanton, a sergeant with the…

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July 21, 2016

A judge sentenced a Greenville man with a lengthy criminal history on Wednesday to between one year and two years and 10 months in prison for violating his probation by having marijuana in his possession.

Pitt County Superior Court Judge Thomas Haigwood sentenced 36-year-old Jarian Teron Knight of…


July 21, 2016

Police charged a man Tuesday with stealing property valued at nearly $1,200 from Lowe’s Home Improvement, according to a case report.

Sandy Lamont Pittman, 36, of 300 Tyson St. is charged with five felony counts of obtaining property under false pretense, two counts of attempting to obtain…

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