Two Charged With Stealing Cigarettes

Two people are still in jail charged with breaking into a convenience store and stealing cigarettes.

44-year-old Clarence Day and 49-year old Anthony Farrington, both of Greenville, are charged with breaking into the Trade Mart convenience store on 10th Street.

According to Greenville police reports released on Tuesday, the duo threw a brick into a window and ran off with 12 packages of cigarettes last Thursday.

According to the report, all the cigarettes were recovered.

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  • by Eli Location: Greenville on Jan 1, 2011 at 11:27 AM
    Did anyone think maybe these guys are homeless or can't afford to eat? So they went to prison for the least offensive crime they could think of. Prison provides food, shelter, clothes, medical, dental, shower, etc. Prison doesn't seem to be improving our society at all, it seems to be getting bigger and taking more out of the tax payers pocket.
  • by J Location: NC on Dec 30, 2010 at 10:02 AM
    One word...LOSERS
  • by jayjay Location: ENC on Dec 30, 2010 at 03:24 AM
    I am declaring war on stupidity.It's stupid to smoke and even more stupid to steal.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 29, 2010 at 11:38 PM
    We had a storefront window broken out by vandels once. The cost to replace the glass... $ 900 The deductable on the insurance policy, $ 1000. So yeah, who do you think paid to have the window replaced ?? The other law-abiding customers, the middle class people that shop with us. Businesses can't just eat costs and not make a profit. When shop lifters steal, the honest customers pay the difference in higher prices. Wise up people.
  • by old wilco Location: gville on Dec 29, 2010 at 12:21 PM
    Gee, for 12 packs of cigarettes all they would of had to do is catch the cashiers out and about and flirt with them. They could of gotten more than that without breaking a window maybe some beer.
  • by broke on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:54 AM
    goes to show you that taxes are way too high on cigs... give the working man a break for crying out loud....
  • by Anonymous on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:37 AM
    Ok since they got the cigarettes back then let them go and the insurance can fix the window.
  • by j. johnson Location: Greenville on Dec 29, 2010 at 09:42 AM
    It is so messed up what those older two guys done. I mean forty something years old a person should be more wise that they are now. Why Break out windows and take something that does not belong to you. Man those two guys know than that. Shoot they should be telling me not to do that kind of stuff. Go find a job working at a fast food joint and then they won't have time to break windows out and steal someone else stuff.
  • by To: Carl on Dec 29, 2010 at 08:20 AM
    They stole cigs AND damaged property. B&E is a serious crime...but I guess, living in Goldsboro, you're use to these kind of crimes happening daily. It's only a major crime in Goldsboro if someone is murdered,...right Carl?
  • by PL on Dec 29, 2010 at 07:11 AM
    Not that youth would be an excuse, but these guys are in their forties! (I wonder if they were also stealing 40's oz?) Can't fix stupid.
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