by Lindsay Craven


The best and worst of Triad area police blotters, as compiled by Lindsay Craven

Bank robber taken into custody

Joseph Widemon Jr. was arrested at 9 a.m. on July 1 for four bank robberies in the Greensboro area since June 1. Widemon has been charged with four counts of common law robbery for a June 1 robbery of Wachovia Bank on Battleground Avenue, a June 5 robbery of First Citizens Bank on North Elm Street, a June 15 robbery of State Employee’s Credit Union on West Market Street and a June 29 robbery of Southern Community Bank & Trust on Highwoods Boulevard. Widemon is currently being held in Guilford County Jail as Greensboro police detectives continue the investigation. Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000

Husband charged in murder of wife

Winston-Salem police served a warrant on CH Harris, 74, charging him with first-degree murder in the death of his wife Janet Harris, 58, on July 2. Officers found CH Harris and Janet Harris unconscious on June 24, and called for medical assistance. Janet Harris had gunshot wounds and died as a result of the injuries, and CH Harris was transported to Forsyth Medical Center for his injuries. CH Harris is currently being held without bond at Central Prison in Raleigh until his trial date later this month.

Robbery at Dewey Street

Kynan Hudson, 18, was approached by two black males while walking near Dewey Street in Greensboro on Sunday at 3 a.m. One of the suspects held Hudson at gunpoint while the other went through the possessions, taking his cell phone, wallet and laptop computer. The suspects made Hudson run south as they left on foot in another direction. The first suspect is described as a black male, 20-25-years-old, 6’1” with long corn rows, a mustache, medium brown skin tone and wearing a red/white polo shirt. The second suspect is described as a black male, 20- 25-years-old, 5’9” with a thin build, short

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