The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Joe Murphy
WINSTON-SALEM MAN WANTED FOR ASSAULT
Lamont Develle King, a 26 year old black man, is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon after opening fire on several bondsman attempting to take him into custody and striking one, Michael Todd Smith, in the foot at King’s Penner Street apartment at about 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 5. King exchanged fire with Smith and his Surety Bonding colleagues after they tried to enter his residence and apprehend him for several outstanding warrants. Winston- Salem police later forced entry into King’s residence but did not locate him. King is described as 5-feet-4-inches tall, 145 pounds and possibly wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and should be considered armed and dangerous.
MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT OF AN OFFICER IN GREENSBORO
Greensboro police were investigating a suspicious vehicle on Florida Street near Smith Homes at about 3 p.m. on Nov. 4 when a man in the vehicle fled. An officer pursued the man on foot and the man turned a fired a gun at the officer. Police later located Vernelle Bullock in a nearby apartment and recovered a handgun from him. Bullock was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon and was served with outstanding warrants for armed robbery and violation of probation. Bullock is being held in Greensboro jail without bail. No one was injured and no Greensboro police fired their weapons during the incident.
ANOTHER SHOOTING AT A GREENSBORO CLUB
Demettere Miya Fox, 23, arrived at Moses Cone hospital with a life-threatening gunshot at about 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. Police report the shooting occurred at LAX Gentleman’s Club on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Fox arrived at the hospital in a private vehicle. Police have not released a name or description of a suspect but are conducting an investigation and anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.337.1000.