The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled
THREE MEN CHARGED IN ARDMORE WOMAN’S DEATH
Winston-Salem police responding to a call about a housebreaking in progress at about 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 discovered 43-year-old Shelia Pace Gooden dead as a result of multiple gunshot wounds in her home at 700 Magnolia St. After investigating, police arrested Daniel Aaron Benson, 22, of 5031 Stock Dale Place, and Steven George Assimos, 21, of 2024 Colonial Place and placed them in the Forsyth County Law Enforcement and Detention Center. Later, they arrested Anthony Vinh Nguyen, 21, of 157 Weatherwood Court. All three men have been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree burglary, firstdegree kidnapping and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
DISABLING SCHOOL BUSES
Winston-Salem police arrested Joshua Michael Brown, a 30-yearold unemployed man and charged him with 15 counts of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle on Oct. 10. Police determined that Brown had stolen batteries out of about 15 school buses parked at Meadowlark Middle School two days earlier.
NO SUSPECTS IN GREENSBORO HOMICIDE
Greensboro police officers arrived on the scene at 4212 Harvard Ave. at about 10 p.m. on Oct. 12, and found 44-year-old Paula Michelle Murray suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Murray was taken to the hospital, where she later died of her injuries. Police have deemed the incident a homicide and report that they have no suspects.
MAN ROBBED NEAR UNCG
Joseph Burke, 28, said he was walking down South Mendenhall Street near the campus of UNCG at about 2:25 a.m. on Tuesday when he was approached from behind and struck on the head by someone. Burke said a second person pointed a gun at him and ordered him to give up his personal property. The two suspects are described as a black man wearing a mask and all dark clothing and a man of undetermined race wearing a bandana or some other cloth over his face. Burke was slightly injured in the robbery but did not require medical treatment.