Runaway case resolved
Winston-Salem police arrested the mother of a reported runaway on Feb. 3. Police discovered 15-year-old Allia Roanne Russell at home last Tuesday, three weeks after Russell was originally reported missing by her mother, Sarah Russell. Russell and her boyfriend, William Albert Ayers, were taken into custody and charged with making a false police report, misdemeanor conspiracy, resist, delay and obstructing a police officer and school attendance law violation. Bond was not set for Russell and Ayers as of press time.
Beauty supply store robbed
On 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 3, Winston-Salem police responded to a report of an armed robbery at Sally’s Beauty Supply, located at 1221 Silas Creek Parkway. A witness told police a group of people was confronted by an armed suspect demanding money. After taking an undisclosed amount, the suspect reportedly left the area on foot. The Winston-Salem Police Department requests that anyone with information contact Crimestoppers at 336.727.2800.
Shooting in Greensboro
On Feb. 7, Greensboro police responded to a shooting in the 3100 block of Summit Avenue at 2:43 a.m. Miguel Angel Salazar Sanchez told police he was shot after he exited the Garibaldi Mexican Restaurant. Sanchez said he was approached by two male suspects before being shot. Sanchez described the subjects as 5-10 in height, 160-180 pounds, and both wearing hooded sweatshirts. The suspects fled on foot. Sanchez was treated at the hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
Rash of armed robberies
On Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m., Greensboro police responded to an armed robbery of a Kangaroo Express convenience store in the 300 block of West Wendover Avenue.
The suspect is described as being in his early thirties, 5-10 in height with a thin build and slight beard. Later that same night, Greensboro police responded to an armed robbery at Summit Internet Services in the 3100 block of Summit Avenue. The male suspect is described as in his late twenties, 6-0 to 6-2 in height with a slim build. According to police reports, the suspect entered the Summit Internet Services and pointed a gun at the clerk, demanding money. The suspect took an undetermined amount of money and fled the scene. The Greensboro Police Department requests that anyone with information about this crime call Crimestoppers at 336.373.1000.
On Feb. 5, Winston-Salem police responded to a house breaking call in the 1600 block of Ashley School Circle. Upon arrival, police spoke to the victim, Gina Fuller, who named William Nelson Fuller as the suspect. Police utilized the K-9 unit to locate Fuller in the area of E. 25th and Manchester streets. Fuller was transported to Forsyth Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries to his right forearm. He was later transported to the magistrate’s office where he was charged with 1st degree burglary and felony larceny after burglary. His trial date was scheduled for Feb. 27, and he was placed in jail under $110,000 bond.