NEW INFO: Stabbing Suspect Court Date Postponed

The court date for a Greenville man accused of a stabbing another man on a city bus has been delayed until next year.

Twenty-six year-old Jonathan Strickland of Greenville was scheduled to appear in Pitt County court Tuesday morning. Pitt Community College police say Strickland stabbed Nelson Williams during a fight on the bus two weeks ago.

Williams survived the stabbing, which happened on a Greenville Area Transit bus while on the campus of Pitt Community College. Police say the two started fighting on the bus because of a previous dispute.

Court officials say Strickland's new court date is February 10th.

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  • by Chase on Dec 30, 2009 at 09:28 AM
    Toenail you must be a BrazilNut
  • by J Location: Greenville on Dec 30, 2009 at 07:03 AM
    I was not aware we had a city bus in Greenville. If there is one, it certainly doesn't have enough stops around town to be convenient or useful. But I've lived in much larger cities so perhaps I've been spoiled.
  • by To Toenail Location: Greenville on Dec 30, 2009 at 04:18 AM
    Stuff? You mean doubt? The guy stabbed someone ON A BUS! They are called witnesses - translation - people saw him do it.
  • by Toenail on Dec 29, 2009 at 07:26 PM
    I think you all should give this "thug" the benefit of the stuff.
  • by beau Location: washington on Dec 29, 2009 at 03:58 PM
    just like the moore guy in the car crash released to go stab another person. the law is on your side
  • by C on Dec 29, 2009 at 03:39 PM
    He looks like another arrogant piece of worthless street trash to me.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Dec 29, 2009 at 02:52 PM
    concerned student: PCC is not having bad luck, thugs are not bad luck, just a bunch of hoods that have no real purpose in life except to be a "THUG".
  • by Upstate NewYork on Dec 29, 2009 at 02:51 PM
    LAtEshA has it ever occured to you that he does not want any job or any responsibilities.Put him away on tax payers expense.Here is the solution.Close the borders,Do away with welfare except for the elderly and handicap,Do away with that Rap.Get rid of the liberal mainstream media,just to name a few.Do you know that none of this exsisted back in the good days.Now they do and you see where this country is going.By the way most of this mess started in NEW YORK.There aint anything good comes out of BROOKLYN unless in somepeoples view ACORN.
  • by concerned student on Dec 29, 2009 at 01:16 PM
    PCC is just surrounded by bad luck. A rape and then a couple weeks later a stabbing. Though it was contained fairly quickly, with the tuition going up there needs to be more law enforcement and security cameras ALL over campus. If this guy had gotten away there would have been footage from a security camera for an open and shut case....just saying...
  • by Latesha Location: brooklyn, NY on Dec 29, 2009 at 06:59 AM
    In New York City it is considered a felony ((up to 7 years) in prison for assaulting a city employee. This would make people think twice before putting their hands on people. People like him have no major responsibilities: job, rent, real bills...he needs to be put away.

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