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by Jordan Green

The best and worst of Triad area police blotters, as compiled by Jordan Green

Woman’s home invaded

Elena Stoyanova, 26, said she answered a knock at her door on Vanstory Street in Greensboro on Dec. 22 when she was confronted by a black man wearing a dark hoodie and wielding a handgun. The intruder reportedly told Stoyanova to lie down on the floor, then opened the back door and allowed an accomplice to enter. She said the two intruders ransacked the house, taking two laptop computers and a digital camera. A police dog was brought out to pick up the intruders’ scent, but lost track at Four Seasons Boulevard. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.

Truck involved in hit & run located

Leisha Trivette Adams, 27, was walking in the street on Carver School Road in Winston-Salem at about 4 a.m. on Sunday morning when she was struck by a pickup truck. The driver left the scene of the accident. Adams was taken to Baptist Hospital, where she died. Police had located a blue 1986 Silverado pickup truck matching the description of the vehicle involved in the accident at press time, but did not give any further information.

Woman shot through door

A black man knocked on 19-yearold Heather York’s door on Ebert Road demanding to be let in shortly after midnight on Tuesday morning. When she refused, the man reportedly discharged a shotgun through the door and fled. York was treated for gunshot injuries to her right arm at Baptist Hospital. As a result of the investigation into the shooting, police arrested 19-year-old James Norman for possession of marijuana with intent to sell and deliver and for maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of violating the controlled substance act.

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