The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Joe Murphy
ARREST MADE IN LAX SHOOTING
Leroy Starr Copney Jr., 37, was arrested on Nov. 11 in connection with the Nov. 7 shooting at LAX Gentleman’s Club on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Copney was arrested without incident in Greensboro and is charged with attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. He is being held at Guilford County jail under a $1,000,000 bond.
WINSTON-SALEM MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT
Derrick Monte Harrison, 20, was arrested at about 4 p.m. on Nov. 12 in connection with a Nov. 6 assault at a Taco Bell drive thru on Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem. At about 1 a.m. on Nov. 6 Ashton and Kayln Stansbury were in the drive-thru when a man approached the driver’s side window and asked for their cell phones before firing into the window. Ashton, the driver, was taken to Baptist Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Hairston was arrested at the Winston-Salem Transit Authority hub on West 5 th Street and charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and several other offenses Hairston was placed in Forsyth County jail under $355,000 bond and his court date is set for Dec. 3.
BLAME IT ON THE ALCOHOL
Winston-Salem and Wake Forest University police broke up a party at 1101 Polo Road, on Wake Forest’s campus, at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. Police issued 81 underage drinking citations, 80 to Wake Forest students. The party’s attendance, an estimated 200 to 300 people, resulted in numerous fire code violations and citations.
Lindsay Mills and Tayana Hall reported an altercation between themselves and a black male with dreadlocks in a Gold Chevy Impala at the Cookout on Randleman Road. The suspect followed the women to Fox Run apartments where he exited his vehicle and fired a shot into their occupied vehicle. The suspect fled in an unknown direction and no one was injured. No further description of the suspect is available at this time. Anyone with information.