A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Greenville Police are investigating a serious beating and robbing after a group of people attacked a small band of men. Police say 21 year old James Edward Wallace, and Jonathan David Pate were seriously beaten and robbed Saturday morning near the intersection of 4th and Summit Streets.
Police have since arrested 4 people in connection with this crime three of which are high school students. Police say 19 year old Pierre Guion who goes to North Pitt High School, 16 year old Kevin Beamon and 18 year old Demier Patrick Dew who both go to JH Rose High School were three of those arrested. The students and Alfred Dixon Junior were all arrested and charged with felony common law robbery, and assault inflicting serious injury. No word on the conditions of Wallace or Pate.