Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers Telethon Raises Over $30,000

The total is in and the Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers telethon raised $31,097 dollars.

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This weekend is your chance to help fight crime by picking up the phone and making a donation.

The Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers telethon is going on this weekend.

The money raised is used to pay out rewards when people call in anonymous tips that lead to an arrest and conviction in a case.

The telethon runs from noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and then it starts back up Sunday from noon until 8 p.m.

It is being aired on cable channel 7, 9, and 13.

You can call 252-364-8770 to make a donation.

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  • by wenc on Oct 24, 2011 at 09:21 AM
    It was said in one of the interviews that most want to know how much money they're getting before they offer the tip.Sad times my friend. Did you notice anyone there from the SCLC or NAACP, a statement could have been made if there support was in the right pace. After all most know where the most crimes are happening.
  • by Let's see on Oct 24, 2011 at 09:15 AM
    Well the company that tapes and edits all these videos gets about 40 percent for fees. So take that cost out and any other cost for the event and they made about fifteen. Makes you wonder.
  • by Brandon Location: Greenville on Oct 24, 2011 at 05:15 AM
    To think that with all the taxes that we pay each year that law enforcement has to beg for more money to pay crooks to tell on other crooks. I guess crime and or knowing criminals does pay. If this is the case they need more than $30,000.00 to solve all those murders and shootings in little L.A. I mean Greenville.
  • by Formerly O.L.I. Location: ENC on Oct 23, 2011 at 02:30 PM
    I would think the best donation would be information leading the arrest and conviction of current crimes/criminals. Why do they need donations to do what the city and county LEO's are already doing.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 22, 2011 at 06:47 PM
    Personally I don't think people working on the crime stopper should be able to win prizes from the raffle. A lot of people may disagree with me. But it seems as if they are the ones that win NICE prizes.
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      by Anonymous on Oct 23, 2011 at 07:42 AM in reply to
      So true

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