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Greenville Cops Stop Armed Robbery In Progress

Greenville Police stop an armed robbery in progress and they find one suspect carrying a sawed off shotgun.

It happened Friday night just after 9:30pm at the intersection of Pitt and Brown street.

Police say they spotted three men getting ready to rob the ET Mart before they were stopped.

The men according to police were wearing ski-masks on their head and one had a sawed off shot gun in his pants.

Cpl. Kip Gaskins of the Greenville PD says after questioning the suspects officers realized the had just stopped an armed robbery in progress.

Police arrested Jeremy Moore, Antwane Powell and Anthony Smith. All were charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery. The three men were taken to the Pitt County Detention Center.

Here's the arrest info given to WITN by the Greenville Police Department:

Arrested:

Jeremy Lamar Moore
20 years of age
Charges: Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, Possession of a Weapon of Mass Destruction (Sawed Off Shotgun) & Carrying a Concealed Weapon
Detention: Pitt County Detention Center
Bond: $80,000 Secured

Antwane Corday Powell
20 years of age
Charge: Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery
Detention: Pitt County Detention Center
Bond: $75,000 Secured

Anthony Ray Smith
23 years of age
Charge: Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery
Detention: Pitt County Detention Center
Bond: $75,000 Secured


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