by Alex Ashe

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled  by Xxxx


Winston-Salem police responded to an armed robbery at a Crest Hollow Drive condo complex on Sept. 4.Dustin Moore, a Papa John’s driver, was delivering pizza to the complex when three black males encountered him. One displayed a black handgun and demanded the food. After a brief struggle, the three males fled on foot with the food. Moore sustained a small wound to his side. Detectives later identified Demarcus Williams, 18, Kaylan Boger, 17, and Gregory Marshall, 16, as suspects. The three were taken into custody and hopefully advised to try a DiGiorno next time. The investigation is ongoing.


Greensboro police responded to an Eagle Road apartment on the evening of Sept. 4 in response to a reported stabbing. Shane Harrah, 29, told officers that Brandi Secrest, 26, had assaulted his 3-year-old daughter with a sharp object. After intervening, Harrah became engaged in a physical altercation with Secrest and was assaulted with the object. His daughter did not receive an injury, but Harrah sustained a minor arm injury. Police took Secrest into custody and charged her with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a minor under 12 and possession of a synthetic cannabinoid.


Greensboro police responded to a shooting in front of an Adams Farm Parkway apartment before 8 a.m. on Aug. 29. Upon arrival, officers found Laurrissa Armstrong, a 62-year-old High Point school teacher, in the parking lot, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The investigation indicated she was shot by her stranged husband Bruce. Less than three hours later, Bruce Armstrong, 61, was discovered unresponsive in a rented vehicle in a South Forty Drive parking lot. He was taken to Cone hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of his death was not apparent at the time, and police are awaiting the medical examiner’s report. . Her death marks the 19 th murder in Greensboro this year.