[BUSTED] 03-05-2014

by Robert W. Pacheco

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled | by Robert Pacheco


On March 2, a shelter worker was seriously wounded by a man at a church homeless shelter. According to Winston-Salem police the shelter monitor was escorting people inside the First Presbyterian Church at 301 N. Marshall Street when he was attacked by a 45-year-old man.

The shelter worker was stabbed several times before the attacker could be subdued. The injuries are not life threatening and the victim was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for treatment.

The attacker was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. His bond was set at $100,000.


On Feb. 27, a Winston-Salem woman was arrested by US Marshals and city police in connection with an armed robbery in 2013.

The 24-year-old suspect was charged with armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. She is accused by the US Marshals Service of participating with three other people in committing a robbery in which a baseball bat was used.

The other three suspects have also been apprehended. Bail for the 24-year-old female is set at $51,000.

2 MEN, 1 WOMAN ARRESTED On March 2, Greensboro Police arrested two men and one woman who engaged in a raucous brawl at 4309 Old Liberty Place. All three participants in the fight were arrested on the spot and charged for fighting in public.

The female, 19, was charged with assault inflicting serious injury. According to reports she kicked and punched a man who was already on the ground, causing significant cuts to the man’s head.

A male, 20, was also charged with assault and for kicking and punching a man who was already on the ground.

The other male, 31, was charged with assault on a female, he is accused of striking a female in the face and leaving scratches.

All three are scheduled to appear in court on April 1, and no, that is not an April fool’s joke. !