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[BUSTED] 02-05-2014

by Robert W. Pacheco

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled

GPD ARRESTS 10 IN POT STING

Greensboro police executed a series of search warrants at Heritage House Apartments on Jan. 31. Police arrived at 310 W. Meadowview Road at approximately 10:30 a.m. executed searches for controlled substances. Charges range from possession of drug paraphernalia to maintaining a dwelling for the sale of a controlled substance. All of the accused are 35 years of age and above.

BONNIE AND CLYDE… AND BONNIE

Greensboro police responded to a bank alarm at the Sun Trust Bank on Vanstory Street at about 12:39 p.m. on Jan. 28. According to multiple witnesses a black male entered the location and demanded money from a teller. A suspect was apprehended at approximately 1:10 p.m. in the Baymont Inn with two female accomplices. Each person was charged with common law robbery. The 30-minute response time by GPD is the envy of every pizza delivery driver.

TAKES A LICKING, BUT KEEPS ON TICKING

Greensboro police responded to reports of a shooting on Arbor Drive at about 11:105 p.m. on Feb. 1. Officers determined that the victim had been approached by multiple subjects who pulled out a handgun and fired it several times. The injuries were described to be serious but non-life threatening. After the attack occurred at the intersection of Banner Avenue and Everitt Street, the 24-year-old victim walked home and called the police. Greensboro police provided first aid until Emergency Medical Services arrived and took the victim to a local hospital for treatment.

HOME INVASION LEADS TO SHOOTING

Greensboro police responded to a report of a subject suffering from an apparent gunshot wound at about 11:44 p.m. on Feb. 1. The 34-year-old victim told officers that he was in his apartment when three suspects entered the residence and shot him. The victim immediately left the scene and sought help. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. No detailed description of the suspects are available. !

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