The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled


On Tuesday, Greensboro police were dispatched to 2616 Randleman Road in regard to alleged assault that took place at the location. Once police were on the scene, the victim was located and transported to a local hospital. The extent of the injuries is unknown, and suspect is still at large.


Valentine’s Day is supposed to bring out the love, but at least one person in Greensboro was not feeling it that day. Greensboro police officers responded to a call regarding a discharged firearm at 106 Grovecrest Way in the early hours of Valentine’s Day. When police arrived on scene, the victim as already being transported to a local hospital in a personal vehicle. The victim suffered one gunshot wound to the stomach, and the investigation is ongoing. There is currently no suspect in this shooting.


Mrs. Opal Galloway, a resident at Salem Terrace Assisted Living in Winston-Salem, was the victim an assault that is being investigated. On Saturday, February 7, patrol officers responded to the assault call and headed over to Salem Terrace. On Monday, February 9, Mrs. Galloway succumbed to her injuries and passed away. Authorities are currently investigating the mental capacity of the suspect, who also happened to be a resident at Salem Terrace. The male assailant is no longer a resident at Salem Terrace Assisted Living.


26 new recruits will graduate from the Police Basic Introductory Course – the police academy – on Friday. 22 men and four women logged 1,129 hours of classroom work, range and scenario-based training, and other fundamentals of law enforcement. The graduation ceremony is set to take place at 10 a.m. in the Carolina Theater located at 310 S. Greene Street. !