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  1. Bank robbery suspect nabbed in minutes by GPD

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on September 4, 2019

    A Greenville man is behind bars following his capture less than 20 minutes after robbing the Bank of Travelers Rest at 201 Pelham Road this morning. More Details
  2. Snake-throwing carjacker identified; new details released including snake’s fate

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on September 3, 2019

    A 29-year-old woman remains behind bars today following Friday night’s carjacking and reckless driving through downtown Greenville. Snake Details
  3. Pursuit suspects are wanted felons including one for attempted murder of a SC police officer

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on September 3, 2019

    On July 24th, GPD patrol officers arrested three individuals after they fled from a stolen 2010 Ford F-150 truck following a brief vehicle pursuit and attempted escape on foot in the area of Cleveland Street Extension. Felon Details
  4. Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested Following Brief Standoff

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on August 30, 2019

    A 16-year-old male, wanted for two armed robberies last week, is in custody following a brief standoff with Greenville Police officers this afternoon at Stonesthrow Apartment Homes located at 65 Century Circle. More Details
  5. Standoff Ends After SWAT and K-9 Unit Breach Apartment

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on August 30, 2019

    One man is in custody following a 4½ hour standoff with Greenville Police earlier this morning. Three others – two adults and one juvenile - were detained and later released for their involvement in the events leading up to the standoff. SWAT Details
  6. Suspect Arrested Following Violent Assault on GPD Officer

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on December 26, 2018

    A Greenville Police Department officer is recovering following a violent assault last night while assisting fellow officers in the arrest a subject downtown. Read on...
  7. ‘Good Samaritan’ Arrested for Involvement in Abandonment of Two-Day-Old Newborn

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on November 20, 2018

    The woman who originally presented herself as a “Good Samaritan” in the reported abandonment of a two-day-old newborn on November 10, 2018 has been arrested for Filing a False Police Report. Read on...
  8. Wig-Wearing Bank Robber Nabbed in Anderson County

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on November 20, 2018

    Last night at approximately 9 p.m., 23-year-old Preston Emmanuel Hancock, of 17 Fludd Street, was arrested in Anderson County for his involvement in two armed robberies in Greenville. Read on...
  9. Distraught Mother Abandons 2-day-old Infant over the Weekend

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on November 13, 2018

    Greenville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the mother of a days-old infant after she left the newborn in the care of a passing motorist without warning. Read on...
  10. GPD Addresses Incident Involving Police K-9 “Sarge”

    Posted to Greenville Police Official Media Releases on November 7, 2018

    On November 6, 2018 at around 1 p.m., Greenville Police Department (GPD) K-9 “Sarge”, managed by Officer B. Newman, was involved in an altercation with another dog. Read on...
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