NEW INFO: Greenville Man Arrested For Easter Morning Robbery

Greenville police said one of the two men who held up a gas station early Easter morning has now been arrested and charged with the crime.

Police spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said 24-year-old Lakevious Smith is now facing one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon after holding up the Kangaroo on Evans Street around 1:30 Easter morning.

Officer said Smith and another person worked together that morning to rob the gas station, one of them pointing a gun at the clerk. Officers said that clerk handed over an undetermined amount of cash before the two took off on foot.

Smith is being held on a $250,000 bond at the Pitt County Detention Center.

No word yet on a second arrest in this case.

If you have any information about the second robber, you are asked to call Greenville Police.


A local man accused of armed robbery is being held in jail Friday under a $250,000 bond.

Jail records show 24-year-old Lakevious Smith was arrested by Greenville Police around 4:40 p.m. Thursday.

Smith is facing one charge of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

We are waiting to hear from police for more information about what case they believe Smith is connected to.

We do know that Smith has his first court appearance Friday morning.