The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled


State troopers charged former Greensboro Police Chief Tim Bellamy with DUI on Saturday. Bellamy, 54, blew a .09 after he came across a check point on East Lee Street.

Bellamy was chief of police in Greensboro until retiring in 2010. He had worked for the department for 27 years. Recently, Bellamy had served as police chief for NC Central University in Durham. The university released a statement saying Bellamy had been suspended with pay following his arrest. He has a court date scheduled for Sept. 4.


Someone fired a gun at a Winston-Salem Trans-AID bus Monday. The incident occurred in the 1400 block of Woods Road about 12:30 p.m., police said.

The bullet just missed a female passenger sitting next to the window where the bullet struck on the right front side of the bus.

There where no injuries and police are working to develop a suspect in the case. Police found the bullet inside the bus.


Greensboro police announced last week that they had made an arrest in a fatal shooting case from 2010.

Brandon Tyrone Curtis, 25, was arrested on Sparta Drive about 1:30 p.m. on July 30. Members of the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team conducted the arrest. He was charged with murder in the death of Rodney Frazier, who was found shot to death on his front porch.

Police said that Curtis attempted to flee from officers while being admitted to the Greensboro Central Jail. He was quickly rearrested and charged with Prison Breach and Escape. He is in jail without bond. !