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by Lindsay Craven

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

Robbing the Shell

Winston-Salem police officers reported to call at the Shell station located on University Parkway in Winston-Salem at about 1 a.m. on Aug. 11. The suspect approached the cashier demanding money from the drawer. The cashier believes the suspect was armed but did not see the weapon. The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect is described as a black male about 5’7” and 150 pounds. He was wearing a long sleeve gray shirt, blue jeans and used a white towel to cover his face. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.727.2800.

Hotel throwdown

Greensboro police officers responded to a call about a shooting from Executive Inn and Suites on O’Henry Boulevard in Greensboro on Monday morning. When officers arrived they found Charles Ronrico Lawshe, 27, suffering from a head injury. After an investigation, detectives determined that Lawshe entered room 109 at the hotel with a handgun and got into an argument with Corey McQueen, 32, and Scott Miguel, 28. He shot both men. Lawshe, McQueen and Miguel were all transported to the hospital for their injuries. Lawshe was charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill. Anyone with more information about this crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.2255.

Winston-Salem bank robbery

A white man entered theWachovia Bank on Country Club Road in Winston- Salem at about 9:30 a.m.on Aug. 14 and presented a note to a teller demanding money. The tellerfollowed the directions of the suspect, handing over an undisclosedamount of money. The suspect left the scene without displayinga weapon. No injuries were reported and only bank employees werepresent at the time of the crime. The suspect is described as about 6’, 180 to 200 pounds with blond or light brown hair and moustache. He was wearing a light-coloredbaseball cap and a twotone shirt with dark sleeves, and is thought tobe between 35 and 45 years old. Anyone with information about thiscrime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.727.2800.

Midnight pursuit

Officer SEWoods of the Winston-Salem Police Department was patrolling at about12:30 a.m. on Monday morning when he heard gunshots coming fromCleveland Avenue Homes. Woods and other officers responded, andwitnesses told them that the suspect later identified as IsaacWilliams, 43, had fired the shot and left in what they identified as aJeep. Officers later located Williams in a Mitsubishi Montero travelingin the wrong lane on Woodland Avenue. When police tried to stop himWilliams resisted and a pursuit began. Officers observed a shotgunbeing pointed out of the driver’s side window but the gun was laterdropped from the vehicle without being shot. After reaching a dead-endon Lincoln Avenue, Williams fled on foot and was later located hidingin a nearby brush. Williams has been charged with felony flee to eludearrest, discharging a firearm in city limits, possession of a firearmby a felon, going armed to the terror of the public, driving withlicense revoked, resisting arrest and assault with a deadly weapon. Williamswas also wanted by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department forviolation of a 50-B order, resisting arrest and vandalism.

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