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by Eric Ginsburg

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled by Eric Ginsburg

MODERN BONNIE AND CLYDE STEAL COIN COLLECTION

A Greensboro man was robbed at gunpoint in his home after two suspects entered his home at 10:45 a.m. on Feb. 8. After binding the man’s hands and feet, the male suspect ransacked the house while the female suspect stood over the victim. They stole money, including a large amount of Sacagawea and Susan B. Anthony dollar coins. Despite owning several handguns (which the suspects stole as well), the victim was unable to defend himself.

TEEN ANGST AND TARGET PRAC- TICE GONE WRONG

Abel Luis Quiroz, 16, was arrested on Feb. 10 after he allegedly shot a middle school bus driving past his house with a pellet pistol that morning. Further police investigation found that another Winston- Salem school bus also had a window shot out with a pellet pistol, but no injuries were reported in either incident. Students were on board both buses. The teenager has been charged with malicious injury to property and violation of city ordinance.

HIT AND RUN IN GREENSBORO

A “cream or tan colored newer model Cadillac” hit 50-year old Richard Lynn while he was walking on Madre Place around 9:15 pm on Feb. 11 in Greensboro. The driver did not stop and drove away. The victim was injured and taken to the hospital but is in stable condition. Police are looking for any information or leads in the case.

MAYBE HE NEEDED MONEY TO BUY FLOWERS

A white man wearing a black ski mask and camouflage pants and jacket robbed the Quality Mart on Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem Valentine’s Day morning just after 5 a.m. The suspect brandished a handgun and took off with an unknown amount of money. There were no injuries.

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