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by Karen Phillips

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled

FIRST-DEGREE BURGLARY IN GREENSBORO

Greensboro police responded to a burglary in progress at a home on Bramblegate Road in Greensboro on Jan. 12. The victim said they heard noises coming from the second floor of the apartment and called 911. Michael Perry, 22, reportedly ignored verbal commands by police and crawled into the attic space where he was followed, apprehended, and charged with first-degree burglary and resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer.

STUDENTS CAUGHT WITH WEAPONS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS

Personnel at Glenn High School notified the Winston-Salem Police Department’s school resource officer that students were suspected of having weapons on campus on Jan. 11. DaCian Rhymer, 17, and another juvenile offender were said to have weapons: Rhymer had a knife and the juvenile had a firearm. Both students were scheduled to meet with others for a pre-arranged fight after school. The weapons were seized and both students were taken into custody. Rhymer was charged with possession of a weapon on school property and placed in the Forsyth County jail, and a secure custody order was obtained charging the juvenile with felony possession of a weapon on school property. The juvenile was placed in the Forsyth Juvenile Detention Center.

DRIVER OF FATAL COLLISION CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE FELONIES

Charges were filed on Jan. 10 against Ashleigh Mellon, 32, who was involved in the fatal collision on Fleming Road in Greensboro on Christmas Eve. Mellon was charged with felony death by vehicle, two counts of felony serious injury by vehicle, driving while impaired, and careless and reckless driving. Mellon was operating a 2005 Toyota Solara on Fleming Road when she crossed the center line, hitting Ronald Beardslee, who driving in a 1998 Lexus GS300, head on. Beardslee, 29, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The two passengers in his vehicle, Lauren Martin, 29, and their son, Mason, 3, sustained non-life threatening injuries.

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