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Downtown Bar Bouncer Charged With Cracking ECU Student's Skull


A bouncer at a downtown Greenville bar is under arrest after police say he cracked the skull of an ECU student.

Troy Meadows is charged with assault inflicting serious bodily injury.

Police say Meadows is a bouncer at 'The Other Place' nightclub on East Fifth Street.

They say the victim, 21-year-old Joshua Curry, was taken to Vidant Medical Center and is in the intensive care unit. East Carolina says Curry has been a student at the university since the fall of 2012.

Police say it happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, and that initial reports said Curry had fallen and was unconscious outside the nightclub.

The 30-year-old Meadows turned himself in at the jail Thursday afternoon and was given a $15,000 secured bond.


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