by Lindsay Craven

The best and worst of Triad area police blotters

3 Girls robbed

Police responded to 3 Girls convenience store on North Hampton Road in Winstonsalem on sunday at about 10:25 p.m. A store employee informed officers that three men had come into the store and demanded money. They escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. The first suspect was described as 5’8” with a medium build and wearing blue Dickie shorts and shirt, a blue bandana over his face and carrying a baseball bat. The second suspect is described as 6’ with a thin build, a scar over his right eye and wearing blue jean shorts, a black T-shirt with drawing on the front, a blue bandana over his face and carrying a handgun. The third suspect is described as medium height and build, wearing a white T-shirt and a black bandana across his face. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call crimestoppers at 336.727.2800.

Heather Hills armed Robbery

Winston-salem police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Heather Hills Business center on West clemmonsville Road on July 23 at about 10:53 p.m. The clerk reported that three suspects entered the business, two of them with handguns. one suspect forced him to open the register and safe at gunpoint. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen and the suspects escaped the scene going east on clemmonsville Road possibly driving a late 1990s model red Dodge caravan. The suspects are described as black males. The first was about 6’3” with dreadlocks and wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. The second was about 6’ with short hair and wearing a dark blue T-shirt. The third was 5’8” or 5’9” wearing a black mask, black T-shirt and black jeans. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call crimestoppers at 336.727.2800

Arrest made in byrd Homicide

Greensboro Police Department arrested Donald lee Ingram, 25, at about 5 p.m. on July 22 for the murder of marie Dick Byrd, 61. Byrd was murdered in her home on east market street on Nov. 25, 2008. Ingram is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree arson, first-degree kidnapping and firstdegree rape. He is being held at the Guilford county Detention center without bond.