Attempted Break-in At Salvation Army

Greenville Police are investigating an attempted break-in at the Salvation Army on Dickinson Ave.

Police say the Salvation Army building's alarms went off around 3 a.m. Friday. When police got there, they saw two men running from the building. Police found a broken window, but they say no one got inside.

Police set up a perimeter and used a K-9 to search for the men they saw running from the building, but the men never turned up.


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  • by price debater Location: greenville nc on Jul 4, 2010 at 08:29 PM
    yes i agree some of there prices are outrageous as well as goodwills i mean seriously the stuff is donated but the pricing is a lil steep i saw a used dirty old playpen in there for 50.00 a jumperoo for 50.00 lets thing about it the stuff is used not new and dont even get me started on the furniture used heavily priced samething with habitat 4 humanity but that doesnt mean any1 can steal from them i think allof our retail stores that help the community should price items cheaper and more effective depening on merchandise and age of it. and for the record i have found a few good deals at other salvation armys like in rockymount they have sales everyday and farmville updates there stuff every week.
  • by Paul Location: Greenvlle on Jul 2, 2010 at 12:14 PM
    Anonymous on Jul 2, 2010 at 01:57 PM - Who is "us" and why would they feel compelled to provide "us" with financial information?
  • by Anonymous on Jul 2, 2010 at 10:57 AM
    The Salvation Army is exempt under Internal Revenue Code from filing Form 990 as a "church or convention or association of churches." As a result, we lack sufficient data to evaluate their financial health. We know many donors are interested in this organization and have asked the Salvation Army to submit their financial data to us for review, and they have elected to decline, as they are allowed under federal law.
  • by jen on Jul 2, 2010 at 08:53 AM
    Are some of you really suggesting that the prices are too high? Really? Do you expect them to just give their products away? They use the money earned from the sale of those products to help the community. For shame that you complain about actually having to pay five dollars for something. The other poster is completely right--people expect something for nothing. Here's an idea--if you can't afford five dollars for a pair of pants, maybe you shouldn't have had kids that you can't afford to clothe and feed.
  • by Paul Location: Greenville on Jul 2, 2010 at 08:48 AM
    The Salvation Army is one of very few charitable organizations where it is not a scam and someone is getting rich. If you cannot afford to support them at least respect them. They may be there to help you some day.
  • by Paul Location: MARTIN COUNTY on Jul 2, 2010 at 07:28 AM
    Don't complain about their prices because nobody is making you shop there. Go to FAMILY DOLLAR and get tou a $20.00 pair of cheap new ones then. The SALVATION ARMY is reinvesting the money to help people in need.I don't think $5.00 is high for a pair of used jeans that may have cost the original owner $50.00. Thats wht is wrong with people now they expect something for nothing. If we were to have a hurricane hit you would be the first ones in line to eat the HOT MEAL they serve.
  • by Dixiegirl929 on Jul 2, 2010 at 06:46 AM
    Well their prices ARE high...
  • by Elaine on Jul 2, 2010 at 05:31 AM
    Justice, I think you are truly right, thier prices have got out of hand $5 for a pair of used Jeans ?? who does that help? Not the people that need cloths for there kids and them selfs.
  • by here Location: here on Jul 2, 2010 at 05:17 AM
    Summers here so its CRIME TIME!! Get ready Greenville!
  • by Anonymous on Jul 2, 2010 at 05:13 AM
    Someone did not get the memo!!!! There is NOTHING in there!! THEY NEED DONATIONS!!! Maybe they were putting things IN?
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