by Jeff Sykes

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled


On Tuesday at 12:10 a.m., police responded to 2300 Summit Avenue in reference to a robbery call. The victims said that they arrived home and were approached by a suspect with a gun who forced them into the residence where they were then restrained. The suspect removed items from the residence and fled the scene in one of the victim’s vehicles. Patrol Officers canvassed the area and located the victim’s vehicle. The suspect was not located.


On Monday at 11:52 p.m., Officers responded to 1405 Cunningham Street Unit F in reference to a robbery call. The residents stated that two suspects knocked on the door and asked for a subject by name. When advised that no such person was there, the suspects forced their way into the residence. The suspects collected property from the victims and fled the residence, possibly getting into a black coupe. The first suspect was described as a black male, with a light complexion, 5’10″ to 6’1″ tall, of medium build, having short hair, a mustache, wearing an orange hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, and was armed with a long gun. The second suspect was described as a black male, with a dark complexion, 5’11″ to 6’2″ tall, having a heavy build, short dred locks, a slight beard, and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.


On Saturday at 10:56 a.m., Greensboro police responded to 3524 South Holden Road, South Point Apartments in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim who said that he was approached in the upper breezeway of the apartment building by two individuals who demanded property. After a brief struggle, shots were fired with one round striking the victim causing injury to his leg. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment. The suspects were described as a black male, 25-30 years of age with a goatee, 5′ 10″ tall, 180-200 pounds, wearing a blue hoodie, tan pants with black shoes. Suspect 2: Black Male, “Light Skinned” with a goatee, 6 feet tall, 180 pounds wearing a blue hoodie and blue jeans. !