Police Capture Man Aiming .22 Caliber Gun At Drivers

A Greenville man is under arrest after police say he was pointing a gun at random people along Greenville Boulevard.

It happened Friday.
Greenville P-D arrested John Worsley, III of Oak Road.
Police say Worsley at first was pointing the gun at his passenger in his car. A concerned citizen saw what was going on and called the Cops.

Then police say Worsley stopped his car got out and starting pointing his 22 caliber pistol at random drivers..

Witness tell police Worsely then tossed the gun in a drain and took off.
Police later caught him and found the gun.

Worsely is being held at the Pitt County Detention Center under a $50 thousand dollar bond.


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  • by anonymous on Dec 29, 2008 at 01:56 PM
    To bigfruitbasket your pedantry may not make you many friends lol but "your" (you're) right about the telling lack of grammatical skills so illustrated by various posters on here! Or maybe "their" too lazy to care. Just as long as they have a forum to spout off their opinions or simply to troll. BTW I'm a grammar/spelling Nazi too! ;-)
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on Dec 29, 2008 at 11:27 AM
    Why would anybody want to just point a pistol to drivers like that. Did he think it was funny to do that? Well it is not. What a moron!
  • by POST IT Location: here on Dec 29, 2008 at 08:40 AM
    I agreed with some of you but apparently it wasnt good enough to get posted.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 28, 2008 at 04:13 PM
    This idiot will probably be back on the streets before whatever he's been smoking wears off. Throw the book at him!
  • by bigfruitbasket Location: NC on Dec 28, 2008 at 02:06 PM
    Sheesh! Some of you people need grammar lessons. Consider "their" versus "they're." Also, consider "thats" versus "that's." Or even, "hes" versus "he's."
  • by X Location: Greenville on Dec 28, 2008 at 11:03 AM
    He will more than likely get probation. Thats just the way the cookie crumbles. Well hes off fhe streets for a few nights.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Dec 28, 2008 at 07:00 AM
    This lunatic will probabaly spend about a week at Cherry or Brynn Marr. And then he will be set free, back on the streets of Greenville once again.
  • by betty Location: cortland on Dec 28, 2008 at 05:34 AM
    the Greenville PD needs to do something about the bad eggs in Greenville. If their black so be it. If their white so be it. If their mexicans so be it. But lets do something about all of this crime. People are talking about Greenville being a HIGH CRIME RATE place and no one whats to live in a high crime rate place.
  • by Mike Location: Edenton on Dec 28, 2008 at 04:26 AM
    Maybe he was tired of sleeping in his car and wanted a warm bed with 3 square meals a day through the winter months.
  • by How do I know??/ on Dec 27, 2008 at 10:47 PM
    Once again the African American race embarrasses Greenville. Go figure though.
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