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by Karen Phillips

THEBEST AND WORST OF TRIAD POLICE BLOTTERS, AS COMPILED

GREENSBORO STABBING

Greensboro officers responded to a  call at Coliseum Boulevard and Freeman Mill Road in reference to a stabbing a little after 2 a.m. on Monday.

Officers found Arthur Calvin, who had been stabbed on Kirkman Street by Russell Junior Goodson. Calvin said he was sitting in his car when Goodson approached him and stabbed him. Goodson then fled the area in a southern direction. Goodson was caught and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

ROBBERS INVOLVED IN CAR CRASH DURING ESCAPE

Winston-Salem police officers responded to a shooting on Royal Forest Court on Nov. 24. While traveling to the location, a call came in that two black male suspects left the scene in a dark-blue Jeep Liberty. The officers saw the jeep driving west on Healy Drive and turned around to pull it over. The jeep turned north onto Stratford Road and crashed into two other cars, then drove off. Officers lost sight of the jeep after the hit and run and were unable to find it.

The officers discovered that Andrew Johnson and his wife sell candy and small items out of their home. One of the suspects entered the Johnson residence and confronted the Johnsons at gunpoint. Antonio Johnson and the suspect wrestled over the handgun, and Johnson was shot in the forearm. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene in a Jeep Liberty with another suspect. Johnson was transported to Baptist Hospital with a non-life threatening injury to his arm.

ASSAULT AND BURGLARY ON ANSON STREET

Winston-Salem police officers responded to a burglary on Anson Street on Nov. 21.

When the officers arrived, Mark Banks and Chantika Brunt said they answered a knock on the door and three black males entered, each holding a handgun. Banks was hit in the head with a pistol and robbed of an undisclosed amount of money. The men took off in a burgundy sedan with two other men inside. Banks was treated at the scene by EMS for minor injuries. Brunt was not injured.

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