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by Jordan Green

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

WALLETS STOLEN FROM WOMEN AT STORES

The Winston-Salem Police Department has issued arrest warrants for 36-year-old Regina Lee Moore for multiple counts of misdemeanor larceny. According to the police, Moore’s modus operandi was to start a conversation with victims, primarily but not exclusively elderly women, at retail stores, and then steal their wallets from their purses while they were distracted. Moore’s alleged crimes include misdemeanor larceny against 29-year-old Zulma Aguirre Vargas at Wal-Mart on Hanes Mill Boulevard on April 28; misdemeanor larceny and felony financial card theft committed against 65-year-old Janice Redding Boles at Sam’s Club on Summit Square Boulevard on April 17; misdemeanor larceny and felony financial card theft against 64-year-old Bonnie Hill Galimore at Wal-Mart on Parkway Village Circle on April 15; misdemeanor larceny, felony financial card theft and seven counts of felony fraud against 85-year-old Annamae Gordon Spainhour at Wal-Mart on Hanes Mill Road on Jan. 18; and misdemeanor larceny against 83-year-old Mary Slate Tedder Wal- Mart on Hanes Mill Road on June 25, 2009.

BREAKING AND ENTERING SPREE ENDS

The Winston-Salem Police Department has charged 42-year-old Michael Lee Williams with various felonies, mainly breaking and entering, from more than a dozen incidents in an impressive, two-week spree from April 15 through April 27 that included four churches and a community center. Totaling $4,270 in value, the haul from Williams’ alleged crimes includes cash, cigarettes, power tools, jewelry, electronics, food, computers and coins.

PERSON SHOT IN FOOT IN VEHICLE IN MALL PARKING LOT

Greensboro police officers showed up at Four Seasons Town Centre at 12:33 on Tuesday and found that a person had been shot in the foot while sitting in a vehicle. The person was taken to the hospital. No one was immediately arrested. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 336.373.1000.

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