CRIME & SAFETY
DWI Roundup: Woman crashes into Ayden backyard
A woman was charged with driving while impaired after she was found asleep at the wheel in an Ayden residence’s yard, reports show. Ayden police responded to the wreck, which Pitt County Court documents said took place at a residence on Power Street about 3:23 a.m. Nov. 26. A vehicle had ran over a stop sign and travelled through the residential yard before coming a rest in the back yard next to an embankment. ...
Teens sentenced for attempted carjacking in Greenville
WILMINGTON, N.C. – Two Greenville 19-year-olds were each sentenced on Friday for an attempted carjacking. On August 23, Alterrik Laquan Parker aka “Al-Terrick Parker” and Gabriel Zachary Harris, both age 19, pled guilty to the charges. On Friday, they were each sentenced to 92 months in prison. Previously, a third accomplice, a juvenile, was sentenced […]
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Hit and Run, Demoted Officer, Thanksgiving Killing, Knife Assault, Crash, and High-Speed Chase Impact Greenville
This week in Greenville, North Carolina, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents include a fatal hit and run, the demotion and suspension of a high-ranking police officer, a Thanksgiving killing, an assault involving a knife, a three-vehicle crash, and a motorcyclist killed in a high-speed chase.
Greenville man facing attempted murder charge in Greene County
SNOW HILL, N.C. (WNCT) — A Greenville man is facing an attempted murder charge after his arrest on Wednesday in Greene County. Christopher Michael Caudell, 40, was arrested by Greene County Sheriff’s Office investigators and charged. U.S. Marshals picked up Caudell, who was taken to the Greene County Detention Center and was being held on […]
Suspect arrested, facing several charges in November deadly hit-and-run in Greenville
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Greenville police have announced the arrest of a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened on Allen Road on November 4. Officials said Shakiema Latoya Clemmons, 42, of Kinston was arrested on Wednesday at 11:45 p.m. by members of the GPD Traffic Safety Unit at the Pitt County magistrate’s office. […]
Greenville Sheriff's Office Participates in Holiday Coat Drive
Discover how the Greenville Sheriff's Office is embracing the holiday spirit by donating warm winter coats to local students. With the help of community partners, they're hoping to inspire a conversation about giving back. Tune in for this heartwarming story.
Greenville man charged with trafficking fentanyl
GREENVILLE, Pitt County — A Greenville man was charged with two counts trafficking fentanyl on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Charles Ervin Foy, 30, was jailed in the Pitt County Detention Center without bond. Investigators made undercover purchases of fentanyl from Foy on multiple occasions.
Crime Roundup: $5,000 in hunting gear stolen from Greenville vehicle
Hunting equipment, including a firearm, were stolen from a vehicle at a residence near Fire Tower Road over the weekend the Greenville Police Department reported. An incident report from the department said the theft took place between 1:30 a.m. and 1:44 p.m. on Saturday in the 4100 block of Dunhagan Road, near where that road intersects with Ashburton Drive. A camouflage Benelli 12 gauge shotgun valued at $2,000 and a...
Three vehicle crash slows traffic at busy Greenville intersection
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Traffic was snarled at a busy Greenville intersection after a three-vehicle crash at the lunch hour. Greenville police have lanes shut down at South Memorial Drive and Thomas Langston Road. Officers say an SUV heading south on Memorial ran a red light and hit a pickup...
Pitt County officials: Be aware of ‘porch pirates’ ahead of holiday season
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Residents in Pitt County are being told to take necessary precautions ahead of the holiday season. Porch pirates, or people who steal packages and other deliveries off people’s front door steps, are expected to be in full force come this December. With Cyber Monday and Black Friday raising an increase in consumerism […]
Man leads deputies on high-speed chase, school placed on lockdown, North Carolina sheriff’s office says
A man who deputies say led them on a high-speed chase resulted in a school in Pitt County being placed on lockdown on Monday.
Investigation Underway for School Bus and Car Collision in Greenville
Witness a shocking school bus crash in Greenville, where an improper turn leads to a car flipping over. The incident, captured on camera, occurred on South Pleasantburg and West End Trim. Thankfully, no students were on board and no injuries were reported.
Pitt County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents to stay aware as they witness more car break-ins
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is seeing more car break-ins recently. Officials say it’s a trend they’ve seen, especially in neighborhoods at night. A lot of time, crooks will try to open door handles. If the car is locked, they will move on. If it’s unlocked, it’s an easy find. They […]
Local police departments using iPhone and smart watch detections in case of emergency
Our phone is something many of us use every day for calls, alarms and much more. iPhones and smartwatches.
Being alert, tracking packages can make sure gifts arrive, end up under tree instead of in hands of thieves
GREENVILLE, Pitt County — Cyber Monday is expected to hit a record for spending this year, $12 billion in sales, according to Adobe Digitial Insights. With the biggest online shopping day of the year behind us, many people are waiting on their packages to be delivered and that can come with risks.
Motorcyclist Killed in High-Speed Chase in Raleigh Identified by NCSHP
• A motorcyclist was killed in Raleigh after a high-speed chase with a state trooper. • The chase began when the trooper tried to stop the motorcycle for speeding and failure to display a registration plate.
PCSO: Manhunt near Pactolus ends in arrest
Update from Pitt County Sheriff’s Office: *The manhunt has ended with the suspect in custody. Original post: ALERT: MANHUNT. Earlier deputies engaged in a vehicle chase with a wanted person. The chase ended in the area of US 264 and Pactolus Global School, resulting in a brief school lockdown to assure student safety. There is […] The post PCSO: Manhunt near Pactolus ends in arrest appeared first on Washington Daily News.
Greenville Mother-Daughter Duo Arrested for Theft at Sulphur Springs Walmart
On November 25, 2023, Sulphur Springs Offices responded to a theft report at Walmart, where two individuals were alleged to have stolen several items. The suspects, identified as 60-year-old Araceli Caballero of Hollywood, FL, and her daughter, 36-year-old Natasha Fox (Caballero) of Greenville, were reported to have skipped scanning multiple items before attempting to leave the store.
Closure received after man convicted in felony motor vehicle death
Hunter Wells was sentenced on Tuesday to a minimum of three years in prison after a motor vehicle crash killed a woman in 2019. Claire Curry has more on this.
Pitt County Deputies Seek Public's Help in Identifying Property Crime Suspect
The Pitt County Sheriff's Office seeks public assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a series of property crimes. The image of the suspect was captured yesterday morning. If you have any information, contact the sheriff's office or Greenville Crim Stompers.