Greenville Man Charged With 18 Armed Robberies

By: Bill Wilson
By: Bill Wilson

Greenville police say they have solved a long string of armed robberies which have plagued the city since last May.

Today they announced the arrest of Rashad White of Glendale Court on 18 counts of armed robbery.

Police say since May White has been on a crime spree. One of those businesses, the Wilco Hess on South Memorial Drive was held up four different times.

In addition to the 17 armed robberies since May, police say White is also charged with the October 2004 holdup of the Hamilton Inn.

Police say that White has also been connected with recent robberies in Winterville and Farmville. Police say White was arrested by Tarboro police on February 28th and since then authorities have been able to connect him with the 18 armed robberies in Greenville.

Here is a list of businesses that White is accused of robbing:

Hamilton Inn - October 28, 2004
Subway, 803 Moye Blvd. - June 6, 2007
Waffle House, 715 Thomas Langston Rd - June 12, 2007
Wilco Hess, 3000 S. Memorial Drive - July 9, 2007
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2000 SE Greenville Blvd - July 29, 2007
Kangaroo Convenience Store, 2200 S. Evans Street - August 14, 2007
Wilco Hess, 3000 S. Memorial Drive - August 19, 2007
Wilco Hess, 3000 S. Memorial Drive - August 28, 2007
Wilco Hess, 3000 S. Memorial Drive - September 3, 2007
Subway, 801 Moye Blvd. - September 9, 2007
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2000 SE Greenville Blvd - September 16, 2007
Wilco Hess, 502 SW Greenville Blvd. - September 19, 2007
Taco Bell, 659 S. Memorial Drive - October 9, 2007
Burger King, 4088 S. Memorial Drive - October 10, 2007
Taco Bell, 659 S. Memorial Drive - October 29, 2007
Harvey's Restaurant, 823 S. Memorial Drive - November 2, 2007
Swiss Chalet Bakery, 1011 Charles Blvd. - November 17, 2007
Hardees Restaurant, 1300 N. Memorial Drive - November 20, 2007


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  • by cw Location: Greenville, 27834 on Mar 14, 2008 at 10:37 PM
    Wow. This guy is seriously worthless, as Blame him has already pointed out. Kudos to the GDP. We need to maintain efforts to keep scum of this kind from affecting our fine city and from endangering our residents and their businesses. May he rot in prison.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane,NC on Mar 12, 2008 at 05:31 PM
    By the time this thug goes to court he will have found God, servrd as an alter boy, and goes to church every Sunday. It's amazing how many God fearing folks prison produces.
  • by BT on Mar 12, 2008 at 03:02 PM
    anybody still wondering why there are so many hate groups?
  • by pete Location: kinston on Mar 12, 2008 at 09:25 AM
    shucks! I guess he won't get the chance to vote for O SLAMA
  • by Brad Location: Greenville on Mar 12, 2008 at 09:18 AM
    The punishment concept that the movie "Escape from New York" was based on is starting to look pretty good to me...
  • by Blame him Location: greenville on Mar 12, 2008 at 08:37 AM
    He looks like a guy who has alot going for him. How hard do you think he tried on getting a job, or doing something positive for himself. Yes I do judge, based on what he has done. No forgiveness here. It's not like he did it one time, and realized he had done something wrong, he just kept right on and on. Worthless he is.
  • by Bruce Location: NC on Mar 12, 2008 at 06:28 AM
    The problem with this is that even if convicted he will only be put in jail given health care, dental care sent to school if desired, given a chance to do some weight training, 3 meals a day, cable tv etc. We the US citizens that work for a living will still have to thke care of him. Where is the punishment in this!
  • by Citizen Location: Washington Co on Mar 12, 2008 at 05:10 AM
    Who locked this this fool up is not important, the most important thing is he's no longer a threat to society. I'm sure Greenville Police Dept. tried hard to catch this hard working criminal. There are more criminals out there than LEO, so praise these officers for their hard work. It's called LEO team work.
  • by le Location: farmville on Mar 11, 2008 at 08:45 PM
    this is the type of person i society is becoming. i guarantee you he has no education, no family, no morals, and no future. if he gets the max he will still be even more of an animal when he gets out. he is one of hundreds of these people-- just think what the future will be unless we start getting serious about getting these thugs off the street early in thier lives and leave them there forever.
  • by BT on Mar 11, 2008 at 07:27 PM
    hahahaha!!! Bible study........... that's even better than mine!!!
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