The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled | by Eric Ginsburg
Man robbed at News & Record
A man was robbed while loading newspapers into his car in the News & Record parking lot downtown Greensboro on Sunday shortly before 1 p.m. His car, iPhone and money were taken, but the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office was able to find the car and arrested Antonio Britt after a chase in the vehicle and on foot. Greensboro said Britt was charged with numerous criminal and traffic charges.
Man with possible face tattoo robs barbers
A man with neck tattoos and “possibly face” tattoos robbed staff at Freshen Up Barbers on High Point Road in Greensboro just after 10 p.m. on July 5. The suspect initially engaged staff in a conversation and asked for change, and when they started to comply the suspect pulled out a gun to demand money, police reported.
City employee arrested, on leave for marijuana
A 28-year city employee was arrested on drug charges July 6. Michael Ashley Faison was charged with possession with intent to sell or distribute marijuana and maintaining a dwelling to sell and distribute a controlled substance. He is on administrative leave without pay pending the out come of the charges. Faison worked as a janitor at Windsor Recreation Center. Police seized less than one pound of marijuana.
Robbed at home
Greensboro police responded to the 1800 block of Gatewood Avenue in reference to a robbery on July 7 at about 3:30 a.m. The victim said he was approached by the suspect while returning home. The suspect reportedly forced the victim into the house at gunpoint and demanded property. The suspect fled in a white four-door passenger car with a female occupant, and headed west towards Summit Avenue. There were no injuries. The investigation is going.