Man arrested for crimes against children

Published 4:27 pm Friday, June 25, 2021

From the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office

A Grimesland man has been arrested in connection with crimes committed against a minor. 

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Department of Social Services regarding a possible crime involving a juvenile on June 8, 2021.

As a result of the investigation, Thomas Elvin Jenkins, 72, of Grimesland, was arrested on June 24, 2021.  He has been charged with three counts of Indecent Liberties With a Child. He is being held in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $150,000 secured bond.