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by Jordan Green

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled byJordan Green

KIDS STRUCK BY STRAY BULLETS

Around midnight on April 16 an unknown person fired shots into an apartment on Phillips Avenue in northeast Greensboro, and two juveniles were struck. Police ascertained that the juveniles, who were treated and released from local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries, were not the intended victims of the shootings. Detectives are currently working the case.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.

GAS STATION ROBBERY IN WINSTON-SALEM

Two black men approached a clerk at the Wilco Hess station on East Sprague Street in Winston-Salem just before midnight on April 17. One of the men reportedly threatened the clerk with a handgun, and then the pair demanded money. The clerk gave them money. The man with the handgun was reportedly wearing blue jeans and a dark hooded sweatshirt, while the other suspect is described as being 6 feet tall, weighing about 200 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and having a bald head. The two men drove away in red Nissan Sentra in the area of Devonshire Street. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at 336.727.2800.


BROWN ON BROWN CRIME

Santiago Delasque was in the parking lot at 1610 Maplewood Lane in Greensboro on Sunday when two Hispanic males wearing blue shirts, black pants and blue bandannas approached him. The two males reportedly demanded Delasque’s wallet and took out an undisclosed amount of cash. The Greensboro Police Department’s K9 team was sent out, and retrieved a blue bandanna but the track was lost. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.

DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN HOPE VALLEY

Devin Gilyard, who lives on Hope Valley Lane in Greensboro, watched a vehicle stop in front of her house at about 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday. The vehicle reportedly turned around and went up the street. Soon, Gilyard heard gunfire and glass breaking. Police later determined that six shots had struck the residence and a vehicle parked in the driveway. Police said another witness reported seeing a black Cadillac Escalade with dark tinted windows parked near the residence and two black males running towards it after the shooting. No injuries were reported.

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