Greenville Man Due In Court For Teen Rape

A man accused of raping a teenager is due in court Thursday.

Michael Poore, 32, of Greenville was arrested in July after deputies with the Pitt County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call from a family member, reporting the crime.

Deputies said once they arrived at a home on Davenport Street, Poore ran from deputies.

The accused man was caught later in the day, and jailed under a $1 million bond.

At his first court appearance on July 21st, the judge ordered Poore could not have any contact with the victims family and prohibited him from drinking alcohol before his next court date.

Court calendars show Poore is due before a Pitt County judge on Thursday.

Jail records online indicate he is still in custody at the Pitt County Detention Center.

If convicted, Poore could face a lifetime in prison.

We will let you know what happens next in his case.


A Greenville man accused of the statutory rape of a teenage girl could face life in prison if convicted.

Michael Poore, 32, of Greenville made his first appearance before a judge at the Pitt County Detention Center Monday morning.

Poore will be granted a court-appointed attorney. The judge also approved the district attorney's request that Poore have no contact with the victim or the victim's family. The judge also prohibited Poore from using alcohol.

Poore's next court date is August 7.

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Deputies said the accused rapist who ran from police Saturday is behind bars and will face a judge Monday morning.

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office says they responded to a report of a sexual assault that happened just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the western section of the county.

Deputies said a family member called 911 and when they arrived on the scene, 32-year-old Michael Poore of Davenport Street in Greenville ran from the home.

Deputies said they spent much of Saturday tracking Poore and he was found then arrested around 5 p.m. Saturday.

He is charged with statutory rape of a teenage girl.

Poore had outstanding warrants in Carteret, Gaston and Mecklenburg counties.

He is now at the the Pitt County Detention Center under a $1 million dollar bond.

Poore will make his first court appearance Monday morning.