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Man, Girlfriend Arrested In Greenville Bank Robbery

A man wanted for robbing a Greenville bank is in jail Tuesday morning. Matthew Ginn, 24, was arrested Monday night and charged with common law robbery.

Police obtained a warrant for Ginn last week following a robbery Thursday morning at the First South Bank on Greenville Boulevard. Police say the robber implied he had a weapon but didn't show it.

Ginn's girlfriend, Marion Blount, 24, was also arrested and charged with possession of Heroin and one count of Accessory to Felony after the Fact.

Detectives executed a search warrant of a hotel room at Motel 6 and a search warrant at 1918 White Hollow Drive and recovered evidence of drugs, a small amount of cash, and the clothing items that were worn by Ginn at the time he committed the robbery, according to a press release.

Ginn is being held on a $50,000 secured bond. Blount's bond was $35,000 secured.


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A warrant is out for a suspect in Thursday's bank robbery in Greenville.

Police have obtained the warrant for 24-year-old Matthew Ginn of Greenville. The warrant is for common law robbery.

Police also released a photo of the suspect.

Police ask anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Greenville Police Department at (252)329-EYES (3937) or Pitt/Greenville Crimestoppers at (252)758-7777 or by texting “PITTGV” and their information to 274637.

There is a 24-year-old Matthew Ginn listed on the North Carolina Department of Corrections site with convictions in Pitt County for DWI, burglary and drugs.

The First South Bank on Greenville Boulevard was robbed just after 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Police say the man implied he had a weapon but didn't show it, demanded money from the teller and took off with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say he was wearing a cream Fedora and a black pea coat with a scarf. They say the robber was white, about 5'8" to 5'9" tall.

No one was hurt.


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