The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two firearm thefts reported on Tuesday.

Incident reports from the office show that a Taurus handgun valued at $500 was stolen from a home on the 1300 block of Rams Horn Road in Greenville on Tuesday morning.

A report was made to the office at 11:25 a.m. and the handgun is believed to have been in the owner’s possession shortly before that time.

A separate handgun theft was reported later that day, from a vehicle on the 6000 block of U.S. 13 in Farmville. That weapon was a Glock 9, also valued at $500. The incident took place at 2:35 p.m.

Both cases are listed as active.


The sheriff’s office in other cases released reports with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

  • 3000 block Beddard Road, Greenville, 1:39 p.m., Oct. 26: false check reported in the amount of $10,000; case active.


  • 5500 block Promise Drive, Washington, 9:33 p.m., Oct. 26: woman strangled by spouse at residence. Minor injuries reported; case active.


The Greenville Police Department in released reports with the following details and allegations:

Break-ins, thefts

  • 400 block South Eastern Street, 3 a.m., Oct. 24: vehicle broken into at residence; case inactive.
  • 300 block East 10th Street, 3:45 p.m., Oct. 24: catalytic converter valued at $1,000 stolen from vehicle at residence; case inactive.
  • 3600 block South
  • Memorial Drive, 2 a.m., Oct. 26: bicycle valued at $150 stolen from parking lot; case inactive.
  • 4115 Bayswater Road, 12:52 p.m., Oct. 26: storage unit broken into at AA Self Storage. Household goods valued at $700 stolen; case inactive.
  • 700 block Southwest Greenville Boulevard, 4:02 p.m., Oct. 26: handgun valued at $529.99 stolen; case inactive.
  • 1715 Dickinson Ave., 4:09 p.m., Oct. 26: meat valued at $102.05 stolen from Save-A-Lot; case closed by arrest.
  • 1200 block Oakview Drive, 6:54 p.m., Oct. 26: Dodge Dakota valued at $2,000 stolen from residence. Vehicle contained tools valued at $500; case inactive.


  • 3900 block Sterling Pointe Drive, 3 a.m., Oct. 26: man assaulted by spouse at residence; case inactive.
  • 3200 block East 10th Street, 1:10 p.m., Oct. 26: woman assaulted by boyfriend in road; case active.
  • 1200 block Bristolmoor Drive, 2:41 p.m., Oct. 26: woman assaulted by ex-spouse at residence; case active.
  • 800 block Tyson Street at Battle Street, 11:40 p.m., Oct. 26: man assaulted in road; case active


Contact Pat Gruner at and (252)-329-9566.