The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled
GRINCHES TRY TO STEAL SOMEONE’S CHRISTMAS
The Winston-Salem Police Department is on the hunt for two suspects who broke into Towne Jewelers on Monday. According to reports, at about 4:37 a.m. surveillance video captured the two suspects gaining entry into the front door of the business with a crow bar. Once inside, they broke several display cases and took numerous watches, bridal wedding sets and other sterling silver jewelry. Both suspects were wearing hoodies and masks to cover their faces.
FORMER NORTH FORSYTH TEACHER ARRESTED
A former math teacher at North Forsyth High School was charged Nov. 14 with two counts of indecent liberties with a student. Superintendent Beverly Emory suspended Alexandria Bennett, who was in her second year of teaching at the school, without pay in late October after learning of the allegations. The Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County Board of Education approved Bennett’s dismissal on Nov. 12. According to reports, a staff member overheard students talking about a possible incident and reported it to administrators. The Winston- Salem Police Department conducted an investigation after being informed by administrators. “We hold all of our staff to high standards, and this type of behavior will not be tolerated,” Emory said. “It does not represent the many teachers who do their jobs well every day.”
MAN STABBED IN THREE-MAN ASSAULT
Donald Terain, 25, of 3925 Overland Heights in Greensboro, told Greensboro police he was stabbed by three black males as he was walking in his neighborhood. Terain said the three approached him and after a brief conversation, he was assaulted and then stabbed. He returned to his residence and called police. Officers responded to Terain’s call on Nov. 16, at about 12:34 a.m. Terain was taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. The suspects were described as three black males between 20 and 25 years of age. Two of the suspects were wearing black shirts and the third suspect was wearing a white shirt.