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Threat With Toy Gun Lands Woman in Jail

Posted February 19, 2008 5:27 p.m. EST

— A woman brandishing a gun threatened employees at GUC Express in Greenville Monday night, according to police reports.

Nadia Marie Bottoms, 27, of 1130 SW Greenville Blvd., was arrested nearby and is being held in the Pitt County Detention Center under $7,500 secured bond.

According to employees of the Greenville Utilities Commission, Bottoms demanded an extension on her payment and threatened to shoot "everyone in the building." After she was granted her extension, she left.

Bottoms faces charges of assualt by pointing a gun and communicating threats. According to the police report, the gun recovered upon her arrest was a toy.