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by Eric Ginsburg

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled

A BAND OF HORSES

Guilford County sheriffs are looking for information about a horse larceny between April 28 and May 8. Four horses, worth a total of $28,000, were stolen from behind a secure fence on the 500 block of East Steeple Chase Road. The department released pictures of the four horses, each which is a different color, to help people identify possible suspects.

CAB DRIVER ROBBED, SHOT AT

A driver with United Yellow Taxi Cabs in Greensboro told police she was robbed on Caldwell Street when a car pulled in front of her and stopping before the driver got out and approached her with a gun around 3 a.m. on June 8. She threw money onto the street and drove away, and as she did the suspect shot at and hit her vehicle. The driver was not injured.

CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFTS RISING

Greensboro police said thefts of catalytic converters, part of a vehicle’s exhaust system, are on the rise, even as they arrested three people in connection to multiple cases on June 7. The trio was charged with thefts from Terry Labonte Chevrolet, Applespice Junction and Kleen it Up, and for selling the converters in Davidson County.

TWO ASSAULTS AT TWO CLUBS

Greensboro police responded to a life-threatening stabbing at the Safari Club on Burlington Road shortly after 1 a.m. on Sunday. The victim was assaulted after a disagreement in the club. The night before, police found two gunshot victims at Platinum Cabaret on Mary Street shortly before 4:30 a.m. An altercation inside the club had spilled into the parking lot, and two suspects shot the victims. The wounds were not life threatening.

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