by Alex Ashe

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled


Greensboro police officers were dispatched to South English Street at 1:14 a.m. on July 6 in response to a reported stabbing. Upon arriving, officers were advised that during an altercation in an apartment complex parking lot, Sharon Posey, 53, struck Sherry D. Bailey, 50, with a wine glass, causing a severe cut to the victim’s neck. EMS transported Bailey to a local hospital, where her injury was deemed non-life threatening. Police arrested Posey and took her to Guilford County Jail. Her exact charges are pending.


At about 11 p.m. on Sunday, Greensboro police arrived at the Golden Gate Drive Food Lion in reference to an armed robbery. Store employee Michael Amey was collecting shopping carts in the parking lot when a black male approached, repeatedly struck him in the head with a handgun and forced him into the store. There, the suspect held Amey and the other two present employees at gunpoint before leaving the scene with an undetermined amount of money. Amey, 29, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries in the incident. The suspect was described as 5-feet-6, wearing a dark jacket, dark pants, blue gloves and a bandana covering his face. Anyone with any information is asked to call Greensboro Crimestoppers at 336.373.1000.


Winston-Salem police officers reported to the LaQuinta Inn on Griffith Road shortly before 1 a.m. on Sunday in response to an armed robbery. The victim, Brandon Dalton, had been outside smoking a cigarette when he observed a dark-colored vehicle with its headlights on. As Dalton walked past the vehicle, the suspect exited and engaged him in conversation. The suspect then hit Dalton in the head with a beer bottle and pushed him against a vehicle in the parking lot. He took Dalton’s wallet and fled in an unknown direction in his two-door vehicle. Dalton was transported to Forsyth Medical Center for treatment to his head. The suspect is described as a heavyset, lightskinned black or Hispanic male with dark hair wearing dark, baggy clothing. Anyone with any information is asked to call Winston-Salem Crimestoppers at 336.727.2800.