Crime Stoppers Telethon Ends Sunday Night In Greenville

Donating money for a good cause that helps victims of crime was the theme Saturday and Sunday for Pitt County law enforcement.

It was the annual Crime Stoppers Telethon and some familiar faces were on hand like WITN anchor Lynette Taylor.

The telethon started Saturday afternoon and ended Sunday night around 8 o'clock.

The aim of the telethon is to get people to donate money to help keep the reward money for crime stoppers going.

If you have a tip the call is kept secret and you could earn as much as 5,000 dollars in reward money.

"Law enforcement does everything they can to solve and prevent crimes but we as citizens are responsible for the community that we live in," said former Greenville Police Chief Joseph Simononwich.

As of Sunday afternoon Crime stoppers has raised about $15,000 dollars in the two day event.

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