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by David McGee

The best and worst of Triad area police blotters, as compiled by David McGee

Gender confusion

Greensboro police responded to a report of attempted burglary at 1808 Belcrest Ave. on Sunday after a neighbor said a black woman was seen trying to pry open a window and then breaking it with a brick. When the neighbor approached, the woman fled and was later apprehended at the corner of Florida and Larkin Streets. Upon arrest the woman was found to be a 21-year-old man named Kevin Curry, who had several outstanding warrants and was charged with felony attempted burglary.

Pita Delight robbery

Greensboro police responded to a reported robbery of the Pita Delight at Battleground Avenue on Oct. 22, and were told that two black males had approached in dark clothing and armed with handguns and left on foot. Police K-9 and officers found one suspect hiding in nearby woods and the second suspect in a vehicle.

Kieter Dumas, 18, and Eric Valentine, 21, have been charged with armed robbery, second-degree kidnapping and conspiracy to commit armed robbery in relation to the case. No injuries were reported. The department asks that anyone with information contact Crimestoppers at 336.373.1000.

Murder at Landmark Inn

Greensboro police responded to a report of shots fired on Oct. 20 at the Landmark Inn at South Elm-Eugene Street where they found Jermaine Bennett Tinsley, 34, dead from a gunshot wound on the walkway in front of building 3. With combined efforts from the department’s tactical street enforcement team squad A and members of the homicide squad, Eric Jermaine Hale, 32, was arrested and charged with first degree murder in the shooting. The motive behind the shooting is still being investigated, and anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 336.373.1000.

Robbery at Little Caesar’s

Winston-Salem patrol officers responded to a report of armed robbery at Little Caesars Pizza on Silas Creek Parkway at 9:50 p.m. on Sunday. When police arrived they were told that two black males and one black female entered the business when a male suspect approached the counter and displayed a handgun in his waistband. The suspects then ordered staff to open the safe after which they removed an undisclosed amount of money. The suspects fled on foot and no injuries were reported. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 336.727.2800.

Robbery at Akron Market

Winston-Salem police responded to a report of armed robbery at the 3890 Glenn Ave. Akron Market on Oct. 21. Upon arrival it was determined that two black males armed with handguns approached an employee demanding money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of currency the two fled the area in a red ABUZUAITER four-door car. Winston-Salem police CITY COUNCIL request AT that LARGE anyone with information regarding this crime contact Crimestoppers at 336.727.2800

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