The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled
MOTHER AND SON KILLED IN GREENSBORO SHOOTING
Greensboro police found Sandra Palmer, 47, and her 14-year-old son, Maurice Edmonds II, dead in their condominium at the Robyn’s Glen Townhomes in Greensboro when they arrived on the scene at about 7:55 a.m. on Monday in resonse to 911 calls about shots fired. Maurice Edmonds II was a student at Northwest Guilford Middle School. Maurice Edmonds, the 46-year-old father of the 14-year-old boy, fled the condominium seeking seeking help before collapsing from serious injuries. Police said his medical condition had been upgraded to “guarded.” Palmer’s daughter, 18-year-old Imani Jamieson, was found in the condominium in critical condition. Police are investigating the matter as a domestic violence incident, but a motive had not been established as of late Monday.
STORE CLERK STOPS ATTEMPTED ROBBERY IN GREENSBORO
Elliot Myles, store clerk at the Wendover Curb Market on East Wendover Avenue, spoke with Greensboro police officers about an attempted robbery on Sunday evening. Myles had been confronted by two black males, both armed with guns. Myles struggled with them briefly and then chased after them on foot all the way to Raleigh Street. One of the suspects fired three rounds before they got into a dark colored SUV with a spare tire on the front traveling south on Raleigh Street.
ARMED ROBBERY AT CHURCH’S CHICKEN
Winston-Salem police officers responded to a reported armed robbery at the Church’s Chicken on Patterson Avenue on Jan. 5. The assistant manager and another employee were leaving the restaurant when a black male wearing a burgundy and grey jacket and a grey hoodie approached them in the parking lot. He pointed a silver handgun at the two employees, demanding their money. The suspect stole an undetermined amount of money from the assistant manager and was last seen running north on Patterson and turning on to 14th Street. No one was hurt during this incident. A K9 tracked to the area of 16th and Ivy.
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT IN GREENSBORO
Greensboro officers responded to a call about shots fired on Cunningham Street on Jan. 4 just before 11:30 p.m. When police arrived, they discovered that Ashley Patterson, 26, and Joshua Miller, 22, had been taken to Cone hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.