Crime and Rescue

June 24, 2016

Local, state and federal law enforcement officials on Thursday announced the success of an initiative this week that resulted in 69 arrests, more than 144 warrants served and 296 charges.

“Operation Safe Summer” kicked off early Tuesday morning as 100 law enforcement officers searched…

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June 23, 2016

Greenville police has developed a person of interest involved in a Sunday incident in which gunfire was exchanged between a suspect and an armed private security guard outside a local restaurant.

Police were called to Waffle House, 820 S. Memorial Drive, shortly before 4 a.m. for the report of…

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June 23, 2016

A felon arrested last week was arrested again on Wednesday after reportedly threatening his neighbors and having a firearm in his possession.

Ronald Antwan Jenkins, 48, of 3616 Speight Seed Farm Road Road was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, intimidating a witness, assault with a…

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June 22, 2016

Greenville police seized $360,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine during a Friday traffic stop, according to a department news release.

Center city unit officers conducted a traffic stop about 3 p.m. on a Honda Accord with a Georgia license plate, according to the release issued Wednesday.…

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June 22, 2016

WILLIAMSTON — Jeffrey Harrell Jr. has big boots to fill.

Big fire boots, that is.

Firefighting goes back generations in his family. His father, grandfather and great-grandfather were all firefighters. And now he is one too.

On May 26, Harrell, 28, graduated with honors from Wilson Community…

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June 22, 2016

Seven people were injured in a wreck on June 15 when a Conetoe man crossed the centerline and caused a head-on collision, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Pitt County by the State Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred about 6:23 p.m. on N.C. 33 near Cemetery Road, 9 miles…

June 22, 2016

An 8-year-old boy on Tuesday excitedly unwrapped gifts that replaced presents lost in a June 12 fire that destroyed his family’s home. 

Greenville Fire and Rescue was dispatched in the early-morning hours of June 12 to a fire at 102 Ridge Place. Four adults and three children in…

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June 22, 2016

Greenville Police Department is investigating four break-ins and thefts of televisions at the same complex, according to reports.

A break-in occurred between 5 p.m. on June 17 and 11 a.m. on June 20 at 217 Hartford St., apartment 8, and stole a Samsung television valued at $360. According…

June 21, 2016

A man broke a 23-year-old woman’s fingers on Thursday afternoon, according to Greenville Police Department.

The incident occurred between 3 and 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Handy Mart, 1000 S. Memorial Drive. The incident was reported about 12:05 p.m. on Sunday. 

According to a case…

June 20, 2016

A chain-reaction wreck on June 14 resulted in injuries and $39,000 in damages, according to a weekly review of crashes investigated in Greenville by the Greenville Police Department. 

The wreck occurred about 3:33 p.m. on Greenville Boulevard near 10th Street and involved four…

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