by Karen Phillips

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled

by Karen Phillips


Greensboro officers responded to the parking lot at 811 W. Florida St. in reference to a shooting on at about 5:45 p.m. on Sept. 12. They found 19-year-old Ravonte Dunlap suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso. Dunlap was taken to Cone hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses at the scene said the suspect and Dunlap were arguing when the suspect took out a handgun and fired at Dunlap multiple times. The suspect was last seen fleeing the scene on foot. He is described as a black man of average build who is about 18-23 years old.


Kossi Lougou, 25, of Rehobeth Church Road, is in the Guilford County Jail without bond after Greensboro police arrested him in connection with seven robberies that occurred over the last two weeks in Greensboro. Shortly after midnight on Sept. 12, a patrol officer arrested Lougou for his alleged involvement in the robberies that occurred on Boulevard Street, College Road, Northridge Street, South Mendenhall Street, Walker Avenue and Spring Garden Street.

Lougou is charged with possession of stolen goods, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon, six counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, and six counts of assault by pointing a gun. Additional charges are pending. Police believe Lougou had an accomplice and are still investigating this case.


Two men were working on a broken down car on Monday when they found what appeared to be human remains in a wooded area near Interstate 40 and Old Lexington Road.

They contacted the Winston-Salem Police department. When officers got arrived, they were able to determine that the remains were human, and they contacted detectives with the criminal investigations division who took over the investigation. Detectives are working closely with the medical examiner’s office to determine the identity of the body as well as the cause of death. The body was taken to Baptist Hospital for autopsy.