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[BUSTED] 01-15-2014

by Charles Womack

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled

MAN WITH LAPTOP STRUCK BY STICK

Greensboro police officers responded in reference to a robbery report at 11 p.m. on Jan. 11. The victim stated that while sitting next to the Central Branch Library on North Church Street he was approached by two suspects. The victim stated that he was watching movies on his laptop computer and one of the suspects struck him in the head with a stick while the second suspect grabbed his computer. After both suspects fled the scene on foot, one was later identified as Jimmy Lee Sullivan. The second suspect could only be described as a black male with medium build wearing a green or gray jacket. Warrants for robbery with a dangerous weapon were taken out on Sullivan.

VICTIM ROBBED IN HOME

Two black males, one armed with a handgun, entered a home located on North Church Street in Greensboro and demanded money from a victim, who reported the incident on Sunday at 12:10 a.m. The victim told officers that the suspects took items from the residence and fled the scene. He described the first suspect as a light-skinned black male wearing a blue hooded jacket. The second suspect, armed with a handgun, was described as a heavyset, dark-skinned black male, shaved head, and wearing a blue T-shirt.

MEN SHOT OUTSIDE HOUSE

Joel McCollum, 19, and Tahquan Arnold, 17, were found inside a residence on Pichard Street by Greensboro police officers when they responded to a shooting call on Jan. 7 at 11 p.m. Officers found both victims suffering from serious, but not life-threatening injuries. Officers determined that McCollum and Arnold were standing outside of the residence when several suspects fired numerous rounds from one or more firearms. They were both hit by the gunfire and ran into the house. The suspects fled in an unknown direction and there are no descriptions. !

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