Greenville woman charged with backing car into Pitt Co. deputy arrested

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — A Greenville woman who deputies said backed her car into a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office detective attempting to serve her a warrant on Monday was arrested Tuesday.

Eleanor Gibbs, 34, is being charged with assault with deadly weapon on a government official,  resisting a public officer and flee to elude arrest, as well as charges of driving with a revoked license, a probation violation and charges related to forged prescriptions.

Gibbs is being held at the Pitt County Detention Center in lieu of $250,000 bail.

Detective Gentry Pinner attempted to serve the warrant around 8:15 a.m. on the 2000 block of Emerald place in Greenville.

Gibbs had warrants from back in January from the investigation involving forged prescriptions.

Pinner saw Gibbs running to her car, identified her and told her to stop, the Sheriff’s Office said.

That’s when, the Sheriff’s Office said, Gibbs got in her car and looked at the detective in the rearview mirror while backing up and striking him with her car.

She then drove away in a silver vehicle, deputies said.

Pinner received minor injuries, and the Sheriff’s Office said he is continuing in his normal duties.

 

 

WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s